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Helicopter Crashes in Randolph County

Illinois State Police

Illinois State Police are investigating a helicopter crash in Randolph County.Early reports say the helicopter went down Saturday afternoon near West Market Street and Violent Drive in Red Bud. The pilot was killed - troopers say he was the only person on the aircraft.

Illinois State Police, the Federal Aviation Administration, and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating what caused the crash.

Jennifer Fuller joined Capitol News Illinois in July 2023 as the organization’s broadcast director. She will oversee the launch and operations of CNI’s new broadcast division.

Contact Jennifer Fuller at jfuller@capitolnewsillinois.com
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