News Station Helicopter Crashes Near Space Needle, Injuries Unknown

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KCPQ – A news station helicopter crashed around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday morning near the Space Needle, and smoke and fire could be seen coming from the scene.

KOMO 4 News in Seattle confirmed that a news helicopter used in joint partnership between KOMO 4 and KING 5 News crashed on Broad Street near the Space Needle.

At least two people were killed in the crash, and one victim in a car was taken to Harborview Medical Center.

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