- Associated Press - Friday, August 28, 2015

HANCOCK, Wis. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a pilot who was killed when a crop-dusting plane crashed in Hancock in central Wisconsin.

The Waushara County Sheriff’s Office identified the pilot Thursday as 38-year-old Robert Dopp of Beldenville. Waushara County Sheriff Jeff Nett has said the plane crashed Wednesday while spraying on a potato farm.

According to the sheriff’s office, Dopp was dead when emergency responders found the plane.

The sheriff’s office says the Federal Aviation Administration and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture were at the crash site Thursday.

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