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Ultralight aircraft crash kills 1 person on Kauai



WAIMEA, Hawaii (AP) Kauai County says one person has died in a crash of an ultralight aircraft in Kokee. 

The county said in a statement Tuesday it's not known if any other victims were involved in the crash. 

A caller notified police dispatch of a fire in the area Tuesday morning. An initial investigation revealed the fire was caused by the crash of an ultralight aircraft. 

The county says firefighters are on the scene. 

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate. 

Kokee is a remote spot high in the mountains of western Kauai. It's the site of a popular state park.

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