One dead in helicopter crash

MONROE Charlotte TV station WSOC reports the crash happened when the aircraft hit a Duke Energy power line in Monroe shortly after 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

Monroe police said the Hughes aircraft seats four people, but only two were on board. One person was killed and the other was taken to Carolinas Medical Center-Union, officers said.

The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified and officials are on the way.

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