Wake County

Pilot dies in Apex plane crash

A pilot was killed when his small plane crashed at Apex’s Cox Field on Wednesday.

ABC 11 and other outlets reported that the single-engine aircraft hit trees while attempting to land at Cox Field. The pilot was the only person on board the plane, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

The pilot was later identified as Bruce Jordan, 80, of Cary.

No other details were immediately available.