Pilot from Port St. Lucie killed in plane crash in South Carolina

Pilot from Port St. Lucie killed in a plane crash in South Carolina. (CNN Newsource)

A man from Port St. Lucie was killed in a jet crash in South Carolina.

A private jet ran off the runway at the Greenville Downtown Airport Thursday afternoon, killing two people. One of the victims died at the hospital. Two other passengers on the plane are being treated at the hospital.

The Greenville County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 49-year-old John Christian Caswell, the pilot of the jet.

The plane is registered to Global Aircraft Acquisitions LLC, a company based in Lewes, Delaware.

Investigators with the NTSB and FAA will look into the cause of the crash.

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