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Small plane crashes on hilltop near Delaware River

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HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Investigators are expected to comb through the wreckage of a single-engine plane that crashed on a wooded hilltop near the Delaware River in New Jersey, killing the pilot.

The debris was found in Holland Township more than four hours after authorities scoured the New Jersey and Pennsylvania sides of the river on Wednesday.

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony Kearns III tells The Star-Ledger of Newark  person had reported a low-flying plane sounded like it may have crashed. But the person couldn't pinpoint the location.

The name of the pilot has not yet been released.

It's not known what caused the crash.

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