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6 killed in West Virginia helicopter crash

A Bell UH-1B helicopter crashed around 5 p.m., according to a statement from the Federal Aviation Administration.

“The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate,” the FAA said.

The helicopter crashed on a rural roadway, the Logan County Office of Emergency Management Deputy Director Sonya Porter told CNN.

In a tweet posted Wednesday night, Gov. Jim Justice said: “Cathy and I are praying for the families of those killed in this tragic helicopter crash.”

Logan County is located near the border with Kentucky.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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