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Pilot dies in helicopter crash

A pilot is dead and a passenger injured after a helicopter crash in Monroe Thursday. Authorities said they still do not know what caused the chopper to go down in a hay field, but do know it clipped a power line behind a school before it crashed. 46-year-old Mark Bartlett of Mint Hill died in the accident. A second man, Justin Travis, was taken to a nearby hospital and was awake and conscious after the crash.

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