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Friday Evening Crash Victims Identified

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Sonora, CA — 38 year old Edmond Thomas “Ned” Snyder of Elk Grove and 56 year old L. Dave Cunningham of Walnut Creek have been identified as the deceased in the Friday evening private plane crash in the Cherry Creek Canyon area.

Saturday afternoon their bodies were extricated by coroner´s investigators and flown from the wreckage according to Lt. Dan Bressler of the Tuolumne County Sheriff´s Office.

Due to the deaths, the crash is under investigation by the FAA and the NTSB. Investigators from those agencies were at the scene of the crash Saturday.

Written by Bill Johnson