BREAKING: Libertarian Senate Candidate Doug Butzier Killed in Plane CrashPosted: October 14, 2014
DUBUQUE, Iowa —The wife of Doug Butzier confirmed Tuesday morning to KCRG-TV that it was Butzier who was killed in a plane crash Monday.
The crash was reported Monday night near Dubuque Regional Airport.
“I was just sitting in there watching TV and all that I heard was an airplane going vrrrmmm — boom! Blew up, came up and seen big ole flames on the neighbor’s yard,” plane crash witness Jeremy Becker told KCRG-TV.
Lunsford said law enforcement told him the sole occupant of the aircraft was killed in the crash. Lunsford said the plane took off from Ankeny Regional Airport about an hour before the crash.
The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.
Joni Ernst issued the following statement after the DEATH:”I am deeply saddened to learn the tragic news about Dr. Doug Butzier. I appreciated Doug’s willingness to contribute to this important election…(read more)
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