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Iowa Libertarian Candidate Dies In Plane Crash

Doug Butzier, the Libertarian candidate for Senate in Iowa, has died in a plane crash, Iowa’s KETV reports

Butzier’s plane crashed late Monday near Dubuque. He was the sole occupant of the plane. 

Local affiliate KCRG reported:

Dalsing said the plane missed its first approach to the runway and crashed while approaching for a second time. Around an inch and a half of rain fell in the Dubuque area throughout the day and into the night Monday, though Dalsing said it wasn’t clear if weather played a role in the crash.

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