4 dead in small plane crash in Utah mountains

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Four people died when a small plane crashed Friday in a rugged area in the Utah mountains, authorities said.

The crash occurred in the Box Elder Peak area in American Fork Canyon southeast of Salt Lake City, said Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Spencer Cannon.

Authorities don't know yet what type of plane it was or where it came from or where it was going, he said.

The cause of the crash is also unknown.