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The wreckage of a single-engine propeller plane sits five miles north of Parkers Prairie, Minn., on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Lowell Anderson/Alexandria Echo Press

Ottertail man ID'd in fatal plane crash near Parkers Prairie

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PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. - A rural Parkers Prairie man heard what sounded like a crop-dusting plane with engine trouble about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a loud crash.

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When Gayle Snook went out to investigate, he discovered the wreckage of a plane in some trees about 90 yards from his home.

Otter Tail County sheriff's officials on Thursday identified the victim as 41-year-old Adam Menze of Ottertail. He was alone in the plane.

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