RAY TWP.(WWJ/AP) – Authorities say a man was killed when his single-engine plane crashed at a golf course in southeastern Michigan.
The crash happened Saturday morning at Wolcott Mill Golf Course. It’s in Macomb County’s Ray Township, about 25 miles north of Detroit.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Pistons’ Rob Murphy on Helping His Hometown
Huron-Clinton Metroparks Police Chief George Phifer told The Macomb Daily of Mount Clemens that the pilot was the only person on board. He identified the victim as Charles Zichichi of Washington Township, who is believed to have been 77- or 78-years-old.
Authorities say Zichichi departed Ray Community Airport in the Virus 912 aircraft shortly before the crash.READ MORE: Ribs RnB Music Festival Kicks Off This Weekend In Downtown Detroit
Authorities say he was unresponsive when medical personnel reached him, and he died hours later at a hospital.
Phifer says the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.MORE NEWS: Judge Says Michigan Gov. Whitmer Won't Have To Testify In Abortion Lawsuit
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