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Helicopter crash in Randolph County kills pilot 

Helicopter crash in Randolph County kills pilot 

A helicopter crash in Red Bud in Randolph County in Southwestern Illinois is under investigation.

State Police say preliminary investigative details indicate the helicopter came down near West Market and Violet Drive around 2:20 Saturday afternoon.   Upon arrival, it was determined the crash resulted in the death of the sole male occupant.

The name of the victim has not been released.

The incident is being investigated by the Illinois State Police, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the National Transportation Safety Board.