2 dead after helicopter crash near Charlottesville alt-right rally chaos

2 dead after helicopter crash near Charlottesville alt-right rally chaos

Several media sources including the Daily Progress are reporting that a Virginia State Police helicopter has crashed in Charlottesville following a day of deadly rioting.

The helicopter went down in the area of Old Farm Road in Albemarle County around 5 p.m., killing two occupants, according to a statement released by the Virginia State Police.

WCAV reported the crash occurred on Old Farm Road. Two people have been confirmed dead.

Fire units and police are at the scene.

2 dead after helicopter crash near Charlottesville alt-right rally chaos
2 dead after helicopter crash near Charlottesville alt-right rally chaos

The Bell 407 helicopter crashed a mere seven miles southwest Charlottesville.

Images from USA media show police embracing one another near the crash site.

No one on the ground was injured. The FAA said it is investigating the crash and the National Transportation Safety Board will determine its probable cause.

However, it was unclear if the crash may have been linked to the rally. According to Bragg, the helicopter crash is believed to have been a VSP helicopter working the protest.

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