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BREAKING: Plane Crashes in Ohio Amid Poor Weather

A plane crashed into an apartment building on Tuesday afternoon in Akron, Ohio, causing a fire and leaving at least two people dead.

The plane crash occurred just before 3 p.m. and caused an apartment building to catch fire, according to a local news station

Akron fire officials confirmed that the pilot and copilot were killed in the crash.

At this time, it is unclear whether or not the weather as a direct factor in the reasoning behind the crash.

There were a lot of low clouds and fog with some light rain around at the time, according to AccuWeather Meteorologist Jordan Root.

"Visibility would definitely have been very limited due to the low clouds," Root said, adding that there wasn't any strong winds in the area.

Continue to check back with AccuWeather.com for continuous updates on the plane crash.