GARFIELD COUNTY, Wash. — One person is dead and two more are injured after a helicopter crash in North Garfield County Saturday afternoon.
Washington State Patrol said three biologists with the Department of Wildlife were on board when the helicopter crashed between Meadow Creek Road and Lower Deadman Road in Pomeroy Wash.
According to Garfield County Sheriff, the two people injured in the crash were taken by helicopter to St. Joe’s Regional Medical Center in Lewiston.
Officials said the helicopter was flown by Kiwi Air of Clarkston.
Washington State Patrol, Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board took control of the investigation Saturday night.
Officials said no names will be released at this time.