Two People Die in Weekend Helicopter Crash Near Smethport

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Two people were killed in a helicopter crash Sunday afternoon near Smethport. The pilot of the helicopter was flown to UPMC Erie for treatment of fractured bones. Officials say that the helicopter, which is owned by JW Didaldo of Akron Ohio, was preforming maintenance on power lines. The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the FAA and NTSB and the names of the victims have not been released.