2 Dead in Helicopter Crash Near White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville

2 Dead in Helicopter Crash Near White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville
2 Dead in Helicopter Crash Near White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, USA - August 12: A woman is carried on a stretcher to an ambulance after a car rammed into a crowd of anti-White Supremacy protestors in Charlottesville, Va., USA on August 12, 2017. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Anadolu Agency—Getty Images

6:36 PM ET

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — Police say a helicopter has crashed near Charlottesville, Virginia, where violent clashes erupted at the site of a white nationalist rally. However, it was unclear if the crash may have been linked to the rally.

Virginia State Police said Saturday that the helicopter crashed in a wooded area near a home. No one on the ground was injured. Police said they are investigating the cause of the crash.

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