1 hospitalized after small plane crashes in Ocean Isle Beach

A person was hospitalized after a small plane crashed in Ocean Isle Beach on Wednesday night, Wilmington TV station WECT reported.

Mayor Debbie Smith said the plane crashed in thick woods near Odell Williamson Municipal Airport, according to the station. Two passengers were aboard, and one was taken to Grand Strand Memorial Center in Myrtle Beach, WECT reported. No names have been released.

Ocean Isle Beach is along the shore in Brunswick County, 21 miles from North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak