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Kentucky State Police Helicopter Crashes, 2 Injured

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JACKSON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police said a helicopter working with the state's Cannabis Suppression Branch has crashed in eastern Kentucky.

Trooper Tony Watts said one trooper was on board when the helicopter went down Monday morning in Breathitt County near the Magoffin County line. Watts declined to comment on the specifics of the crash or whether there were any injuries.

WKYT-TV in Lexington reported that the crash involved a DEA helicopter working with the marijuana suppression team.

The stations reported that a spotter and pilot have non-life threatening injuries.

The crash remained under investigation Monday.

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