Father, daughter from Vinemont killed in plane crash at Cullman Regional Airport

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CULLMAN, Ala. – A father and daughter were killed in a plane crash at Cullman Regional Airport on Sunday afternoon, according to the Cullman County Coroner.

The coroner identified the victims as Tyler Wesley Walker, 40 of Vinemont, and Brooklyn Walker, 10 of Vinemont.

In a brief news conference, Folsom Field Airport General Manager Ben Harrison said the plane crash happened around 12:45 p.m.

Harrison said the crash did not happen on the runway at the airport but happened near the runway in a grassy area.

Officials have no given an update on how the accident was caused.

The runway at Cullman Regional Airport is open at this time.

Authorities said the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office, Cullman County EMA, and Vinemont Fire Department assisted in the initial investigation.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board will be taking over the investigation and will give an update on Monday.

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