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PIERRON, Ill. (KSDK) - A man is being treated for only minor injuries after the plane he was piloting went down near a southeast Illinois town Tuesday afternoon, the Highland Police Department said.

According to police, the plane crash happened around 6:15 p.m. at PIC Park in Pierron, Illinois.

The Highland Fire Department sent an ambulance to the scene and discovered the pilot had gotten out of the plane on his own and was walking around at the scene when they arrived.

NewsChannel 5 will have more information on this story as it becomes available.

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