Tampa doctor identified as pilot killed in Indiana plane crash

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Authorities say a pilot from Tampa was killed when a small plane crashed in a central Indiana farm field.

The Howard County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened Saturday evening in a soybean field along Indiana 22 just east of Kokomo. Deputies found the twin-engine plane a few hundred yards from the roadway with one person inside who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The county coroner's office identified the pilot as 59-year-old Daniel P. Greenwald, a physician from Tampa, and said he died from blunt-force trauma in the crash.

Tampa General Hospital released the following statement about Dr. Greenwald's death:

The sheriff's department says the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board have been notified.