One man is dead after a plane crash earlier today in Natchitoches.

According to CBS affiliate KALB, the Natchitoches Police Dept. has reported that there were two people on board and one of them has died. The other, who was the pilot, has been transported to a Shreveport hospital.  The crash happened north of the HW 1 bypass.

The plane, a Cassna 172, went down around 11 AM Sunday.  It appears no one on the ground was injured.