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Drug enforcement helicopter crashes in eastern Kentucky

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JACKSON, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky State Police say a helicopter conducting an ongoing investigation has crashed in eastern Kentucky.

Trooper Shaun Little says the pilot and a trooper on board the helicopter were airlifted for their injuries from the Evanston community in Breathitt County near the Magoffin County line.

WLEX-TV and WKYT-TV in Lexington each reported that the crash involved a DEA helicopter working with the marijuana suppression team.

Little declined to release the names of those injured in the crash, which happened at about 10:55 a.m. EDT Monday.

The crash remained under investigation Monday.

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