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Chopper crash kills one

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A helicopter crash in Vermilion Parish claims the life of one man. It happened around 8 in the morning Friday.

CBS affiliate, KLFY, reports Bristow, a chopper company, confirms it was one of their helicopters, a Bell 407 that crashed, just feet from a heliport.

The company says Carl Amos, from Corpus Christi, Texas is dead as a result of the wreck. Only the pilot was on board.

According to officials at the scene, weather may have played a role in the crash. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.

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