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PHOTOS: Pilot hurt after crop duster goes down in Arkansas field, sheriff's office says

by Brandon Riddle | July 25, 2017 at 5:33 p.m. | Updated July 26, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.
The Poinsett County sheriff's office responds to a crop duster crash south of Trumann on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

A pilot was taken to a hospital after the crop duster he was flying went down in a northeast Arkansas field, authorities said.

Michael Darin Walton, 49, of Trumann was hurt Tuesday while flying southwest of Trumann near Maple Grove Lane in Poinsett County, according to the sheriff’s office.

Walton was taken taken to a local hospital in stable condition.

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Photos from the Poinsett County sheriff's office

The agency said it received a call around 6:35 a.m. of a crash involving crop duster.

An ongoing investigation is being conducted by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Additional information was not immediately available Tuesday evening.


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