UPDATE: Two Dead in Eastern Idaho Plane Crash 

UPDATE: January 5, 2015 4 p.m.

Officials have identified the victims of a plane crash near the Idaho/Wyoming border as 61-year-old Reade Genzlinger of Pennsylvania and 17-year-old Mackenzie Ruston of North Carolina. Both victims were part-time residents of Alpine, Wyoming.

Investigators said the two were flying along with two other planes that had taken off from Alpine, Wyoming. The cause of the crash is still unknown. ORIGINAL POST: January 5, 2015 9 a.m.

click to enlarge Palisades Reservoir in winter. - WIKIMEDIA

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are expected to join the probe into an eastern Idaho plane crash.  

According to the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office, reports of a downed plane near the Palisades Reservoir on the Idaho/Wyoming border came in around 4:24 p.m. on Jan. 4.

Initial reports from the scene stated two occupants, both deceased, were pulled from the crash. Rescuers said the plane had not landed in the water.

The victims, an adult male and a female, believed to be in her teens, were not immediately identified. Investigators said the two were not related.

KIDK-TV reports the names of the victims will be released following notification of family.

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