Update: Victims Of Medical Helicopter Crash Identified

 The victims of Thursday’s deadly medical helicopter crash in Clay County have been identified.
 Air Evac Lifeteam said the victims were pilot Eddie Sizemore, flight paramedic Herman "Lee" Dobbs and flight nurse Jesse Jones.
 According to the company, the crew just dropped off a patient at a hospital in London when they crashed.
 Clay county transportation officials said the helicopter crashed at 11:16 p.m. about 800 feet from its landing site in Manchester.
 Transportation officials also said an eyewitness who was driving by told them the helicopter was spinning in the air and was on fire before it went down.
 The helicopter crashed into several trees and power lines, which caused a power outage in the area.
 Transportation officials said fog may have been a factor in the crash but that the cause is still under investigation.
 The National Transportation Safety Board is expected at the scene today.
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