Updated: Aug. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Three people were killed Thursday a single-engine airplane crash in Lake County.
The Missoulian reports the three people were declared dead at the scene near St. Ignatius Thursday.
On Friday, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office identified the three men killed in the crash as Timothy R. Arnold, 59, Grant O. Weythman, 49, and Allen K. Eicher, 65, all of Evansville, Indiana.
Emergency services were alerted to the plane crash in a field around 4 p.m.
Lake County Sheriff Don Bell says the plane is believed to have struck a large power line and crashed.
Bell did not release information regarding the origin of the flight, but said it did not come from a local airport.
Bell says Federal Aviation Administration officials were expected to arrive in the area Friday to take over the crash investigation.
Lake County authorities also alerted the National Transportation Safety Board.
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