Texas father and daughter identified following fatal plane crash

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Authorities are investigating what caused the plane crash that killed a man and his 6-year-old daughter.

Officials have identified the two people killed after a small plane crash in Louisiana.

Marcus Todd Sampson, 45, of Seabrook, Texas, and his 6-year-old daughter Caylee Isabella Sampson were killed Friday morning in Vermilion Parish after the plane they were in crashed into a radio tower, KATC reports.

The plane involved is believed to be a Piper Cherokee that was registered to Sampson, according to the FAA.

Authorities say the FAA and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the cause of the crash.
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