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Helicopter Crashes in Wetzel County

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A helicopter pilot trimming power lines in Wetzel County was transported to the hospital on Monday afternoon after his helicopter suffered a mechanical problem and crashed in a remote part of Wetzel County.

According to Wetzel County Chief Deputy Mike Koontz, the crash occurred in the Archer's Fork area of Wetzel County. The helicopter was reportedly 150 feet off the ground when the malfunction occurred.

The pilot was able to walk away from the crash, however, he was transported to Wetzel County hospital to be treated for some minor injuries.

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