Steve Barnes of Cellino & Barnes reportedly killed in plane crash

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Steve Barnes of Cellino & Barnes has been killed in a plane crash, according to the Buffalo News and TMZ.

Barnes and a female passenger were reportedly killed today when the small plane Barnes was piloting crashed into a wooded area in Western, New York.

He and the female passenger were the only two on board.

The New York Times is reporting that the female passenger was Barnes' niece.

Barnes and his former partner Ross Cellino worked together for nearly 30 years before parting ways earlier this year.