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Butte coroner: Plane crash autopsy still not done


April 28, 2009

MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press Writer BILLINGS

The coroner investigating a Butte plane crash that killed 14 people last month said he is still awaiting results from an autopsy that could determine if the pilot suffered a medical emergency. Butte Coroner Lee LaBreche said results are pending on toxicology tests that could show if drugs, alcohol or medication played a role in the crash. He said he will not release further details of the autopsy done through the state crime lab in Missoula until the tests are completed. "They don't want to release any preliminary report. They want to release t...

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