CEDARTOWN, Ga. (AP) -- A Florida man has died in a plane crash in northwest Georgia.
WSB-TV reports that a small plane went down in Polk County, near the Haralson County line. The crash site is in a rural area near the Alabama state line and about 70 miles northwest of Atlanta.
Authorities did not immediately release the crash victim's identity.
However, The Florida Times Union of Jacksonville reported that the pilot was 67-year-old Ronald J. Murphy of Nassau County. Murphy's son told the newspaper that Murphy was on his way to an air show in Wisconsin when the plane crashed.
Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said the plane was an RV-4.
The RV-4 is kit plane that seats two people. Bergen said the pilot was the only person on board.