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Tupelo man dies following October plane crash in West Texas

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - A funeral service will be held Thursday to celebrate the life of a Tupelo man who died following an October plane crash in west Texas.

WTVA-TV reports 23-year-old Joshua Kyle Hollis died Sunday at University Hospital in Lubbock, Texas. He died from injuries he received in the Oct. 24 crash that happened just west of Olton, Texas.

Officials say he was piloting the single-engine crop duster when it crashed.

The memorial service will be held at noon Thursday at the chapel of Holland Funeral Home in Tupelo. Visitation will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel.

A private burial will take place following the service in the Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery in Tippah County.

Information from: WTVA-TV, http://www.wtva.com

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