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Victims identified in fatal plane crash

Update*  The victims have been identified as Kirk Bellard 1080 Carrier Rd Breaux Bridge La., 49 of Eunice, La., who was the pilot. And passenger, Marcus D. Guidry, 38 of Breaux Bridge.

According to the St.Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department a plane has reportedly crashed onto a levee located around St.Landry and St.Martin Parish. The FAA and other local agencies are on scene. Two deaths have been confirmed. We have a crew in route and will have more info when made available.

FAA Statement: “A single-engine Quicksilver Ultralight crashed around 12:15 p.m. Wednesday on a levee of the Atchafalaya Basin outside Opelousas, La. The aircraft was carrying two people.”