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    South Dakota man dies in plane crash near home

    March 17, 2017

    A Meade County, South Dakota man died in a plane crash near his home in Opal early Friday morning. Civil Air Patrol located the wreckage after being called about 2 a.m. “We picked up the beacon and spotted the wreckage near Opal," said Lt. Col. Bruce Kipp, director of public affairs for the South Dakota Wing of CAP. "We guided the Meade County Sheriff's deputies ground team to the site.”

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