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BUTLER COUNTY, KS, (THECOUNT) — Kerry Eugene Trent and Shannon Wayne Tucker, both if Wichita, Kansas, have been identified as the victims in a Tuesday gyrocopter crash in Butler County.

Trent, 58 and 53-year-old Tucker, were both killed in a gyrocopter near Potwin Tuesday afternoon.

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According to reports, Trent was piloting a gyrocopter when the aircraft went down near Northwest 80th Street and Northwest Tawakoni Road in Milton Tuesday around 1:45 p.m.

Trent and his passenger, Tucker, were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of th crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Butler County is a county in the southern portion of the U.S. state of Kansas and is the largest county in the state by total area. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 65,880. Its county seat and most populous city is El Dorado – Wikipedia.