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Pilot dies in small plane crash in central Michigan

Posted at 7:25 PM, Nov 06, 2021

HAYES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 67-year-old Detroit-area man has died following a small single-engine plane crash in central Michigan.

Clare County sheriff’s deputies responded about 9:30 a.m. Friday to the crash in Hayes Township, about 188 miles northwest of Detroit.

The victim has been identified as Theodore Gauthier of Pontiac. Authorities say Gauthier was the pilot and the only person on the plane.

The crash was under investigation.