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Medical helicopter crashes in Packer Field Friday

A medical helicopter has crashed on Packer Field in Andalusia between Packer Avenue and Snowden Drive. Motorists are advised to bypass that area.

At this time, one of two helicopters reportedly coming to pick up the injured has landed successfully.  

At this time, there appears to be three injuries, with one possible traumatic.

Officials say the pilot was picking up a patient from a nearby medical facility. He crashed after becoming ill and trying to land the helicopter.

More will be reported as information comes forth.

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