1 dead in Route 218 helicopter crash, New York police say

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CORNWALL, NY — One person was killed in a Sunday helicopter crash, police officials said.

Officers responded to Route 218 after reports of a downed helicopter near Cornwall, police said. The chopper crashed near Storm King Mountain.

It’s not yet clear what caused the Robinson R44 Helicopter to crash around 3:30 p.m., officials said.

Police have not yet identified the victim killed in the crash, but the Federal Aviation Administration said only the pilot was on board the helicopter.

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