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WASHINGTON — Two are dead after a Virginia State Police helicopter crashed near Charlottesville around 5 p.m. Saturday.
The helicopter may have been part of the police response to violent clashes throughout the city but it is unclear if there’s any link between the helicopter crash and the violence.
Police have not yet confirmed details of the helicopter’s purpose. The cause of the crash is under investigation, police say.
This is a developing story.
— Simon Rader (@Simon_Rader) August 12, 2017
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