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Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Helicopter Crash in Albemarle County

Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Helicopter Crash in Albemarle County

A Virginia State Police helicopter has crashed in a wooded area outside Charlottesville, Va., according to US media reports.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

Emergency dispatch audio tweeted by ABC7 News reporter Kevin Lewis appeared to suggest that police from nearby Albemarle County were at the scene.

The crash occurred on Old Farm Road, which is about seven miles from Charlottesville, where earlier Saturday one person died and several were injured when a vehicle plowed through a crowd of counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally.

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Police say only two people were on board, and police are not saying who owned the craft. Police have sealed off the area.

A video from social media showed flames near a golf course.

There is speculation the helicopter was monitoring the situation in the city at the time of the crash.


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