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TPD sergeant killed in plane crash in Benson

TUCSON – A Tucson Police Department sergeant has died after he was involved in a plane crash Wednesday morning in Benson.

According to Benson Police Department, Sgt. Timothy George Froebe was piloting an ultralight plane when his aircraft crashed in Benson. Police said the sergeant was killed in the incident.

BPD said witnesses at the scene told authorities that Froebe was having mechanical issues. Police said the witnesses heard the sergeant dealing with the throttle prior to the crash.

Details are limited at this time.

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Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes is the lead digital content producer at News 4 Tucson. The award-winning journalist previously worked as a community reporter in Jasper County, Iowa.

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