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Ohio medical helicopter crashes while responding to fatal vehicle crash

The three crewmembers were transported to a hospital for evaluation


Photo/New Richmond Fire & EMS

By Leila Merrill

MILFORD TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A medical helicopter responding to a fatal vehicle crash crash-landed Tuesday morning.

A 69-year-old woman was ejected after two pickup trucks collided and was pronounced dead at the scene, WDTN reported. The other three passengers were injured and transported. The Sierra driver was not hurt.

Premier Health released a statement stating that the aircraft “contacted wires and experienced a hard landing.”

The three crew members were transported to a hospital for evaluation.

“The safety of patients and crew is of the utmost importance to us. We are grateful that no one was seriously injured in this incident,” said Premier Health.