2 pilots found dead after witness reports mid-air collision in Edgewater

Crash happened near I-95 south, crews say

EDGEWATER, Fla. – Two people are dead following a crash involving two planes in Edgewater Saturday morning, the Edgewater Fire Department said.

Officials said a witness reported seeing two small planes collided near I-95 south and mile marker 244 around 8:45 a.m.

Crews responded and found both planes in a wooded area west of I-95 south.

Edgewater fire officials said two pilots were killed in the crash. No other injuries were reported.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the incident did not cause any issues on I-95 in either direction.

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office was at the scene to assist Edgewater police with the crash.

Edgewater police said the investigation has been turned over to the National Transportation Safety Board. Edgewater fire officials said the investigation will be ongoing for several days, and that Edgewater police will be securing the scene as it continues.

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