Burkesville pilot dies in Metcalfe crash

A Cumberland County pilot died Saturday afternoon when his plane crashed in a field off Ferris Creek Road in Metcalfe County, a deputy sheriff said.

David M. Long of Burkesville was the only person in a single-engine airplane that crashed about 4:30 p.m. CDT Saturday on the road near the Metcalfe-Cumberland county line, said deputy sheriff Mark Jandt.

The cause of the crash has not been determined.