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METZ, W.Va. (WBOY) — Officials are investigating a small plane crash in Marion County. It happened just after 7 p.m. Wednesday near the community of Metz, which is just north of Mannington, according to 911 officials.

12 News’ reporter on the scene said several emergency officials responded to the incident.

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Information from the Marion County 911 Center shows there was a medical examiner called to the scene. There is no official word on the number of casualties at this time.

No other official information, including where the aircraft came from, where it was headed, or the number of people on board has been released at this time.