Two killed in helicopter crash near riots in Charlottesville, Virginia

CNN - As violent protest plague the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, two people are dead after a helicopter crashes near the city. 

CNN reports a Virginia State Police helicopter crashed Saturday afternoon just a few miles from where the riots had broke out. 

The helicopter reportedly hovered over a wooded area before crashing to the ground. 

At this time it's unknown what caused the helicopter to crash. The officers had been patrolling the streets from the air at the time of the crash. 



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