Deputies: Plane crash in Georgia kills family of five

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(Photo: Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills)

By WGXA STAFF

Sheriff Howard Sills reports that there were five people that died in the crash and they were related.

The crash victims names are as follows:

  • Pilot and owner of the plane Larry Pruitt age 67of Morristown Florida ( Father of Jody Rae Lamont)
  • Shaun Charles Lamont age 41 of Gainesville (father of Alice and Jayce Lamont)
  • Jody Rae Lamont 43 of Gainesville (mother of Alice and Jayce Lamont)
  • Jayce Lamont Gainesville age 6 Gainesville
  • Alice Lamont age 4 Gainesville

Sheriff Howard Sills reports they were flying from Williston, Florida to New Castle, Indiana to attend a funeral. He says that one of the engines was found several miles from the main crash site.

The FAA will be investigating the event Saturday.

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