Helicopter crash near Charlotte kills two

Photo of I-77 in Charlotte shutdown from helicopter crash Tuesday afternoon Photo credit USATI

Two people are dead following a helicopter crash in North Carolina's largest city. Officials in Charlotte say, the incident happened around 1230 PM Tuesday near I-77 and Nations Ford Road on the southside of the city.

Two occupants were in the Robinson R44 Helicopter when it went down, they were both pronounced dead at the scene. The FAA and NTSB are investigating the crash.

No further information has been released, as of the time of this report. We plan to have more on story when new details emerge.

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