4 dead after plane crash in Kentucky

BOWLING GREEN, KY (KFVS) - Four people were killed when a plane crashed in Barren County, Kentucky on Sunday, Nov. 12.

According to troopers with the Kentucky State Police, the single-engine aircraft went down at 2:20 p.m.

The plane hit multiple tree-tops in a wooded area in the Fountain Run community.

The Kentucky State Police and Federal Aviation Administration are now conducting a joint investigation.

Dr. Kyle Stewart, 41, of Somerset, Kentucky; Quinton "Doug" Whitaker, 40, of Somerset, KY;  Scott T. Foster, 41, of Science Hill, KY and his fifteen-year-old son were all killed when the plane went down. Three of them died at the scene. The fourth person was taken to a Bowling Green hospital where he died.

The investigation is still ongoing. KSP Post 3 was assisted on scene by the Barren County Sheriff's Department, Barren and Warren County Coroner's Offices, Austin Tracy Volunteer Fire Department, Haywood Volunteer Fire Department, Barren/Metcalfe EMS, Barren County Emergency Management, Barren County Constable, and Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife.

No other details are available for release at this time.

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