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Wrestling coach killed in plane crash

A Jupiter man was killed in plane crash Saturday afternoon in California, the Riverside Press Enterprise newspaper reported.

The paper reported that Spero Theofilatos, 50, was a passenger in a single engine plane that went down near Lake Mathews, south of Riverside, Calif.

Jupiter Christian head wrestling coach Robin Ruh said Monday night that Theofilatos was an assistant wrestling coach at the school. Ruh said that he did not wish to comment on Theofilatos' death.

"It's a tough time for everybody," he said.

The Riverside paper said that Timothy Richard Larson, 41, of Moreno, Valley, Calif., who was piloting the plane, also was killed. The plane took off from the Corona Municipal Airport at 1:30 p.m. for a local flight. When it did not return, a friend of the victims reported the plane missing, the newspaper reported.

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