MARATHON (CBSMiami) – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office reports one person is dead after a small aircraft crashed into an unoccupied house in Marathon.
According to investigators, the single-engine plane went into an ocean-side home on 76th Street at around 5:10 p.m.READ MORE: Retail Sales Surge Almost Double What Analysts Predicted
The accident caused a fire to breakout, which has been extinguished at this time.READ MORE: Thousands Flock To South Beach To Take Advantage That Countywide Curfew Has Been Lifted
Still no word on how many people were aboard the aircraft at the time of the crash.
Investigators did find a parachute at the residence where the aircraft went down.MORE NEWS: Neighbors 4 Neighbors, Miami Dolphins To Serve 500 Hot Meals To Miami-Dade Schools Families
No one on the ground was injured.