by CBS Austin

One person is dead after a small plane crashed Thursday evening near the Hill Country town of Fredericksburg.

A photo taken by Erika Vela, a reporter for the Fredericksburg Standard – Radio, showed the damaged tail of the aircraft on the side of a rural road. It happened just before 5 p.m. on Kerr Road, Vela tweeted.

A spokesperson for the Department of Public safety said one person died in the crash.

Ian Gregor with the FAA said a single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza crashed under unknown circumstances in a field one mile north of Gillespie County Airport. The aircraft burned after crashing. The pilot is believed to have been the only person on board.

Further details were not immediately available.