Private plane crashes in Morehouse Parish, kills two

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MOREHOUSE PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A private plane crashed in Collinston in Morehouse Parish Sunday afternoon, killing the two people who were on board.

The Morehouse Parish Sheriff's office confirmed that a plane crashed in a field near the Morehouse Parish Detention Center around 4:40 Sunday afternoon, knocking out power to the prison.

The Sheriff said a NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) investigation is underway to determine why the plane crashed.

KNOE has a crew on scene and will provide more details during our 10:00pm newscast.