North Dakota Republican state Senator Doug Larsen, his wife, and their two young children died in a plane crash in Utah on Sunday night, officials said.
“I’m not sure where the bereavement starts with such a tragedy, but I think it starts with prayers for the grandparents, surviving stepchild of Senator Larsen, and extended family of Doug and Amy,” North Dakota Republican Senate Majority Leader David Hogue wrote in the email to senate colleagues obtained by the Associated Press on Monday. “Hold your family close today.”
Rest in Peace ND State Senator Doug Larsen and family, him and his family died in a plane crash on Sunday north of Moab Utah pic.twitter.com/WhQCECbOPp
— Harrison Krank (@HarrisonKrank) October 2, 2023
Hogue said the crash occurred after the Larsen family stopped to refuel the aircraft in Utah after visiting fa …