Helicopter reportedly crashes in woods in Albemarle County

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Helicopter reportedly crashes in woods in Albemarle County

A statement released by Virginia State Police reads: 'Shortly before 5pm today (August 12), a helicopter crashed into a wooded area near a residence on Old Farm Road.

A live stream of the scene posted to Facebook by the Daily Progress shows a massive gathering of police officers around the site.

Crews are responding after a helicopter reportedly crashed in the woods in Albemarle County Saturday afternoon. It was during this violence that a auto slammed into a street crowded with people, killing one person and injuring 19 others.

One person was killed Saturday and 19 were hurt when a speeding auto slammed into another vehicle that was navigating through a throng of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, where a "Unite the Right" rally of white nationalist and other right-wing groups was to take place.

It came after a white nationalist rally rocked Charlottesville and a auto drove into a crowd of anti-fascist counter protesters.

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