Two dead after helicopter crash in Albemarle County

The helicopter went down about seven miles southwest of Charlottesville Va

The incident happened just after 5 p.m. EST near a golf course just east of town. State police are on scene with Albemarle County police and fire units'.

Two people have been killed in a police helicopter crash near a white nationalist rally in Virginia.

A live stream of the scene posted to Facebook by the Daily Progress shows a massive gathering of police officers around the site.

The helicopter was seen hovering at a low altitude over the houses before the crash occurred, witnesses told the Richmond Times Dispatch. At least one person was killed and 19 injured when a auto plowed into a group of counter-protesters.

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The Hindustan Times newspaper on Saturday described chaotic scenes at the hospital as the oxygen supply was disrupted. He added,"District Magistrate has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the incident , report will be out in 24 hrs".

Other reports are saying the chopper went down near the Birdwood Golf Course and there were two fatalities.

However, it was unclear if the crash may have been linked to the rally.

There is speculation the helicopter was monitoring the situation in the city at the time of the crash.

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