RENO, Nev. - (AP) - Reno police say a total of nine people havedied in the crash of a World War II-era plane at an air race.

The deaths include seven who were killed on the tarmac,including the pilot, and two others who died at hospitals.

The new death toll was announced at a briefing with local andfederal investigators.

Investigators say they are examining the site, gatheringinformation and are encouraged by the large number of photos andvideos available to them.

They have not speculated on a cause but organizers pointed to apossible mechanical failure.At least 3 dead, 56 injured in horrific Reno air show crash