UPDATE: 12:27 a.m. EDT — Virginia State Police have confirmed one person died in the plane crash near Crozet, Virginia, in western Albemarle County. The body was recovered from the accident site and sent to the medical examiner's office for post-mortem. The identity of the person was not released, local media reported.

Severe weather rolled through the area Sunday and the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for Albemarle County. Reports stated the accident occurred shortly after authorities lifted the warning. It was not known whether the twin-engine aircraft crashed due to bad weather.

The crash reportedly happened in a field. It was still unknown how many people were onboard the plane when it crashed or where it was headed. Further investigation was ongoing.

Original story:

A plane crashed in western Albemarle County near Crozet, Virginia, on Sunday evening, local reports said. At least one person is feared killed, but there is no confirmed information yet on any casualties.

According to the Charlottesville Newsplex, rescue service personnel were responding to the incident that reportedly occurred around 9 p.m. EDT on Saddle Hollow Road near Crozet, a town about 12 miles west of Charlottesville.

It was not known what type of plane was involved in the accident, but firefighters comfirmed it wasn't a commercial aircraft. It was also unclear how many people were aboard the plane. Reports also said the rescue team was finding it difficult to reach the crash site due to the terrain in the hilly area.

The Albemarle County Fire Rescue Division is yet to issue a statement regarding the incident.

This is a developing story.

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A plane crashed in western Albemarle County near Crozet, Virginia, Sunday. In this representational photo, rescue crew work at the wreckage from a plane that crashed into Colombian jungle with Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense near Medellin, Nov. 29, 2016. REUTERS/Fredy Builes