Two dead after plane crash in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Two people are dead, including a young girl, after a small plane crash early Saturday morning outside St. Louis.

The private jet took off from just before 5 a.m. on its way to Texas.

The plane then crashed just west of the small airport it departed from.

Police say a man and a 7-year-old died.

Authorities are not sure what caused the crash. The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating.

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