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Helicopter Crash in Breathitt County

Date of News Release: 07/29/2013

(Evanston, Breathitt County) -- On Monday July 29, 2013 at 10:55 A.M. Post 13 Hazard received a call of a helicopter crash in the Evanston community of Breathitt County. KSP units from Post 13 Hazard and Post 9 Pikeville responded to the scene. DEA and Kentucky State Police were conducting an ongoing investigation in the Evanston community when the helicopter went down. The pilot and the Trooper on board were airlifted for their injuries. The names of the injured are not being released at this time. The accident remains under investigation by the Kentucky State Police.

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