BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WBTW) – The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office confirms a military plane crashed just before noon Friday morning.

According to a Nixel alert from the sheriff’s office, the military plane crash happened near Clarendon Road and Joe Allen Drive in the Grays Hill area. The area is approximately four miles from the Marine Corps Air Station on Geiger Boulevard.

Officials say the plane went down around 11:45 a.m. and the military confirms it was a military plane. It is unknown at this time if there are any injuries associated with the crash, the sheriff’s office reports.

Drivers in Beaufort County are asked to please avoid the area.