NEW WASHINGTON, Ind. (WAVE) – A Louisville man has died following a plane crash in New Washington, Indiana Saturday afternoon.
Joshua Warren, 30, from Louisville was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash Saturday by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
Warren was a band teacher and leader of the marching and pep band at Fern Creek High School, according to Jefferson County Public Schools.
According to Indiana State Police, a passing motorist called 911 after spotting plane wreckage in a field off of Flint Ridge Road in Clark County.
When Clark County deputies arrived, they confirmed the plane crash and requested assistance from the Indiana State Police in Sellersburg.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a single-engine plane departed Bowman Field a few minutes after 3 p.m. Police believe the plane went down near New Washington around 3:23 p.m.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.