Newlywed couple involved in fatal Uvalde helicopter crash


The National Transportation and Safety Board is investigating a fatal helicopter crash involving newlyweds on Sunday that happened in Uvalde. 

The crash, involving a Bell 206B, which is a two bladed, two-engined helicopter, happened near Chalk Bluff Park near Highway 55 at around midnight, WOAI reports

A family friend who says he went to the wedding posted about the couple on Facebook. He said they got married on Saturday and that they got into a family helicopter and crashed into a hill about a mile away.

The Houstonian, the student newspaper at Sam Houston State University, reported that the victims are newlywed couple Will Byler and Baillee Ackerman Byler. Their Facebook post said they are both seniors at the school.

Law enforcement agencies are investigating.

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