Plane on way to LSU-Oklahoma football game crashes, killing 5

Baltimore Sun Sunday - - NATION & WORLD -

ATLANTA — A small plane headed to a col­lege football play­off game be­tween LSU and Oklahoma crashed into the park­ing lot of a post of­fice in Louisiana af­ter take­off Satur­day, killing the daugh­ter-in-law of one of the team’s coaches and four other peo­ple on board.

The Piper Cheyenne crashed about 1 mile from Lafayette air­port, Fed­eral Avi­a­tion Ad­min­is­tra­tion spokesman Tony Moli­naro said.

Six peo­ple were on board, said Fire Chief Robert Benoit. A sur­vivor was be­ing treated at an area hos­pi­tal along with two peo­ple who were in the post of­fice.

Steven Ens­minger Jr., son of LSU’s of­fen­sive co­or­di­na­tor, said his wife, Car­ley McCord, died in the crash. “I just don’t feel like this is real,” he said. “I’m pray­ing it’s not real.”

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