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Family mourns loss of couple that crashed in flight that left from Elyria on Monday

Family mourns victims of Coshocton plane crash
Family mourns victims of Coshocton plane crash
Posted at 11:33 AM, Apr 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-17 11:33:30-04

The two people who were aboard a flight that took off from Elyria yesterday and crashed in Coshocton County have been identified by the Zanesville post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Their families are mourning their loss, and according to a Facebook post, the son of one of the two deceased crash victims plans to come home from serving in Afghanistan for his father's funeral.

LaGrange native Edward M. Zezlina Jr. took to his Facebook page to thank friends and family for their support after his father Edward Zezlina, 67, and Linda O' Brien, 71, died in a plane that crashed in a wooded area in Coshocton County after leaving from Elyria on Monday morning.

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According to his profile, Zezlina Jr. is a career counselor for the U.S. Army and is stationed in Afghanistan.

His wife thanked family and friends for their support as well.

The crash remains under investigation.