AMADOR COUNTY – Two people have died in a plane crash in Amador County.

At 12:30 p.m., authorities received a call reporting the crash near the town of Sutter Creek, according to an Amador County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson.

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The Cessna 172 crashed under “unknown circumstances” in the 12000 block of Shake Ridge Road, FAA spokesperson Ian Gregor tells CBS13. The crash site is in a rural field two miles north of the airport where the plane is believed to have taken off.

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The identities of the two people who were killed have not been released.

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