SHELBY COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — John Drue Scull and Carolyn Hooker Scull, of Tenaha, Texas, have been identified as the victims in a Wednesday afternoon small plane crash in Shelby County.

John Drue Scull, 73 and Carolyn Scull, 81, both died in a small plane crash near Center, Texas on Wednesday.


According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the two victims were onboard a small plane, when for unknown reasons, the aircraft crashed south of the Center Municipal Airport Wednesday afternoon.

No further information on the crash was immediately provided by officials.

The crash remains under investigation by the FAA.


Geo quick facts: Shelby County is a county located in the far eastern portion of the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 25,448. Its county seat is Center. The county was created in 1835 as a municipality of Mexico and organized as a county in 1837 – Wikipedia.