Update-Helicopter pilot transported to hospital

police lights At approximately 11:18am on 08/07/15 the Racine County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a helicopter crash in the area of STH 20 and Beaumont Avenue in the Town of Dover. The helicopter crashed in a field just south of STH 20/Washignton Avenue. The helicopter operator sustained injuries and was transported by Kansasville fire and rescue. Injuries to the operator are unknown at this time but appear non life threatening. No on else was injured and there were no other occupants in the helicopter. Preliminary investigation indicates the helicopter/operator may have been crop dusting when it crashed in a field off Beaumont Avenue. The FAA has been contacted and incident is under investigation.

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