1 killed when helicopter crashes into Virginia homes

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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- One person is dead after a helicopter crashed into a townhouse complex in Williamsburg, Virginia, on Sunday, according to Virginia State Police.

The crash took place Sunday around 5 p.m., according to CNN affiliate WAVY-TV. The crash caused a fire in the structure.

The crash is under investigation, but state police released a statement saying "federal, state and local police, with the assistance of the Williamsburg Fire Department, are working to locate and identify the pilot of the helicopter."

The FAA later tweeted that only the pilot was onboard the chopper, which was identified as an R44.

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