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Crop dusting helicopter crashes in Ohio County

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HARTFORD, KY (WFIE) -

Ohio County authorities were called to the scene of a helicopter crash on Friday night.

It happened six miles west of Hartford on Highway 136. Authorities say a crop dusting helicopter was spraying wheat in a field when the tail hit a power line, causing the plane to crash.

14 News was told that the pilot, Michael Stewart of Jay, FL, was able to crawl out of the helicopter and had only minor scratches.

Kenergy was also called to the scene to fix the power line. The FAA was also there to investigate.

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