1 dead in plane crash near Jean, I-15

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One person is dead after a small plane crashed and burned near Jean and the I-15.

Clark County Fire officials and Metro Police closed I-15 and diverted traffic following the crash. 

Fire officials told 8 News Now, the crash occurred before 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. A witness, who works at a nearby gas station, says the sound of the crash was startling.

The plane was destroyed by fire following the crash which happened about 20 miles south of Las Vegas.

The FAA and NTSB are investigating.

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