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The investigation continues into a hot air balloon crash that left 16 dead in Texas.

FOX's Tonya J. Powers has the story:

The National Transportation Safety Board is trying to determine what caused the crash, but authorities say the balloon hit high-tension power lines before crashing into a pasture Saturday morning near Lockhart, Texas.

The agency has been interviewing witnesses and they will talk to the ground crew. NTSB investigators recovered 14 personal electronic devices, including cellphones, an iPad and three cameras from the crash site, which will be sent to a lab in Washington for analysis.

While authorities haven't publicly named anyone killed in the crash, a friend of the pilot identified him as Alfred "Skip" Nichols.

Tonya J. Powers, FOX News.

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