VIBORG, S.D. — Authorities have identified two people from Tea who died after a small airplane crashed Friday morning in a rural Turner County cornfield west of Viborg.

Authorities say 14-year-old Destiny Karpinen and her grandfather, 64-year-old Allen Bucholz, died in the crash.

KDLT-TV reports the cause of the crash is still under investigation.

It was the second plane crash in southeast South Dakota last week. Earlier in the week, two people aboard a small airplane escaped injury when it crash-landed near the Sioux Falls airport.

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