Police identify pilot killed in Shelby County chopper crash

Crews are on the scene of a helicopter crash in rural Shelby County, near the Rush County line.

SHELBY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHR) - Authorities are investigating a fatal helicopter crash near the Shelby-Rush county line.

The helicopter was dusting crops about three miles southeast of Morristown when it crashed under unknown circumstances, an FAA spokesperson told Eyewitness News.

The pilot was the only occupant of the Bell 47 helicopter when it crashed shortly after 6 p.m. Friday.

Monday afternoon, police identified the pilot killed as 52-year-old Kerry D Lee 52 of Mooresville.

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