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Small planes collide in Roanoke

No one was injured when two small planes collided Thursday afternoon at Northwest Regional Airport in Roanoke, officials said.

A Piper Cherokee and a Stinson crashed into each other shortly before 2 p.m. on a runway at the south end of the airport, said Tom Reedy, a spokesman for the Denton County sheriff’s office.

The cause of the accident was under investigation. Airport officials could not immediately be reached for comment.