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Woman shocked by downed power line in plane's emergency landing during Detroit fireworks has died

Posted: 10:00 PM, Jul 06, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-06 22:01:23-04
Woman shocked by downed power line in plane's emergency landing during Detroit fireworks has died

7 Action News has learned the woman who was injured after a small plane crashed in a Detroit neighborhood during Detroit fireworks has died.

Theresa Surles, 38, was getting out of her car when she was hit by a live wire that was downed in the crash. Family members recently told us she took a turn for the worse and was in critical condition.

The plane, a small Cesna type, went down near Shoemaker and Cooper. Police say the plane ran out of gas.

We're told the 18-year-old pilot was alone in the plane and was not injured.