Fatal plane crash reported in Rowan County

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ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — Officials said a fatal plane crash occurred Sunday afternoon in Rowan County.

Deputies said the wreck occurred shortly before 6 p.m. near Shaw’s Mobile Home Park, off Old Stone House Road near the Town of Granite Quarry.

Deputies said the wreck involved an ultralight experimental aircraft occupied by one pilot who died at the scene. The identity of the victim has not been released.

Rowan County deputies said the FAA was notified and will conduct an investigation of the crash on Monday morning. No other information on the investigation was released.

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