SILVER CITY, Idaho - A small plane crashed in a remote area of Owyhee County Sunday morning, killing three people and a dog, officials said.

The Owyhee County Sheriff's Office says the plane went down in a remote area of the Owyhee Mountains between Reynolds Creek and Silver City. The crash was reported at 9:10 a.m. Sunday.

Deputies located the crash and confirmed that three people and a dog had died.

In a news release, Owyhee County Sheriff Perry Grant said he visited the crash site with several agencies Monday, including the NTSB and FAA. He said the crash happened on BLM property but spread to a small portion of private property.

The names of the victims are not being released at this time. Grant said the Owyhee County Coroner's Office is working toward an autopsy and identifications of the people who died.

The NTSB is investigating the cause of the crash.