CHATSWORTH, Ga. (WATE) — Four people killed in a small plane crash in northern Georgia Saturday night have been identified as a husband and wife from Etowah, Tennessee, and the wife’s two grandchildren.
Mary Jo Yarbrough, 61, and Dexter Lee Gresham, 55, were killed in the crash, as were Yarbrough’s grandchildren Austin Day, 10, and Kinsley Wilson, 10, according to WTVC-TV.
The FAA says the twin engine Piper PA-23 plane crashed in Chatsowrth, Georgia, around 4:44 p.m. Saturday near the Tennessee state line.
Murray County Sheriff Gary Langford says there was heavy rain in the area before the crash.
The FAA is investigating and the NTSB will determine the cause of the accident. The NTSB spent Monday combing the scene for debris.