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Six people died after a helicopter crashed into a road in Logan County, West Virginia

Six people were killed after a helicopter crash in Logan County, southwestern West Virginia, Wednesday night, officials said.

According to a Federal Aviation Administration statement, the Bell UH-1B helicopter crashed around 5 pm.

"The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate," the FAA said.

A helicopter crashed on a rural road, Sonya Porter, deputy director of the Logan County Emergency Management Agency, told CNN. In atweet posted on

Wednesday night, Governor Jim Justice said:

Logan County is near the border with Kentucky.

This is a developing story and will be updated.