Fatal Crop Duster Crash in Southwest Minnesota
RUTHTON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a plane crash in southwestern Minnesota that left the pilot dead.
The Pipestone County Sheriff's Office says the crop-dusting plane crashed Friday morning near Ruthton.
Authorities say the pilot, 68-year-old James Arnt of Worthington, clipped a guy wire to a tower and crashed into a field. He died at the scene.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are helping in the investigation.