Two killed after VSP helicopter crash in Charlottesville

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Senior law enforcement official confirms that Virginia State Police troopers were killed in the helicopter crash this afternoon.

A helicopter crashed down in Albermale County, near Charlottesville, Virginia, where a white nationalist protests and counter-protests took place.

"Shortly before 5 p.m. today, a helicopter crashed into a wooded area near a residence on Old Farm Road".

Witnesses CBS19 News that the helicopter went down in the woods, and that a strong smell of burning was in the air.

"There are two confirmed fatalities", the statement read.

No one on the ground was injured, state police said.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Two people were reported to be on board that aircraft when it crashed.

Emergency crews are on the scene of a helicopter crash in Albemarle County.

It came after a white nationalist rally rocked Charlottesville and a auto drove into a crowd of anti-fascist counter protesters.

The story is developing and will be updated when needed.

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