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Helicopter crashes into Roosevelt Lake

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Posted: Friday, December 7, 2012 4:21 pm | Updated: 8:01 pm, Sat Dec 8, 2012.

ROOSEVELT LAKE - Authorities are investigating what caused a helicopter with multiple people on board to crash into Roosevelt Lake on Friday afternoon.

A Gila County Sheriff's Office spokesperson said the aircraft went down around 3 p.m.

It is believed three people were on board when the helicopter crashed into the lake east of the Valley. According to GCSO, the passengers were pulled from the aircraft by nearby boaters who witnessed the crash.

Two medical helicopters are en route to the area. The current condition of those on board is unclear at this time.

Air15 is headed to the scene.

Stay with abc15.com and ABC15 Mobile for updates.

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