3 people killed in helicopter crash near Price

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(KSL News) There was a deadly helicopter crash near Price Saturday afternoon.

Authorities didn't disclose many details to the media Saturday night, but we do know that three people on board were killed.

(File, Hughes 500 Helicopter)
(File, Hughes 500 Helicopter)

A dispatcher says the helicopter went down around 3:40 p.m. about a quarter-mile from the Price airport.

The Hughes 500 had just taken off after refueling when it crashed. The chopper apparently burst into flames on impact.

We'll have more information on Eyewitness News tomorrow and on KSL.com.

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