Two killed in plane crash at Cullman Regional Airport; victims identified

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UPDATE: The Cullman County Coroner has released the names of the two people who were killed early Sunday afternoon in a plane crash at Cullman Regional Airport.

Tyler Wesley Walker, 40, of Vinemont, and his daughter, Brooklyn Walker, 10, were killed when their plane crashed.

Authorities didn’t say exactly where the crash happened at the airport, but did say it didn’t happen on the runway.

No word yet on the cause of the crash. The investigation is still ongoing; updates will be made as they become available.

Original Story:

Two people have been killed after a crash at the Cullman Regional Airport.

Cullman Regional Airport General Manager Ben Harrison confirmed the two deaths in a brief press conference Sunday afternoon.

Harrison said the FAA and NTSB have been notified of the crash. The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office is one the scene.

A press conference will be held at 5:00 p.m. WZDX has a reporter on the scene.

This is a developing story. Updates will be made as they become available.

             
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