KEWANEE, IL – A father and son from Houston died in a small plane crash in northern Illinois Sunday morning.
According to officials, 67-year-old Steven Murray and his 38-year-old son, Mark Murray, died after the small plane crashed just west of the Kewanee Municipal airport.
Both were pronounced dead at the scene.
A third person, 40-year-old Samantha Murray, was also injured and taken to a hospital.
Officials say the three were in town for a family gathering and were returning home to Texas.
The cause of the crash is being investigated.