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06/27/2011 12:58 pm ET | Updated Aug 27, 2011

Darien Man Dies In Plane Crash Near Lewis University

Victor Pantaleo, of Darien, was killed in a plane crash near Lewis University Airport Sunday afternoon, his family has confirmed. Another person was seriously injured, officials said.

According to Roland Herwig, spokesman with the Federal Aviation Administration, the single-engine 1976 Cessna 210 crashed sometime before 2:45 p.m. Two people were on board, he said, and both were taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. Herwig confirmed at 8 p.m. that one of the two had died.

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