ELGIN, Minn. – Corey James Adcock, 40, of Victoria County, Texas, is dead after a crop duster crashed Monday afternoon in Wabasha County.
It happened just after 3 pm near Elgin. The National Transportation Safety Board says a Robinson R-44 helicopter went down, taking out some live power lines on 75th Street NE. The pilot, a man estimated by authorities to be in his mid to late-30s was killed.
The crash started a fire but Elgin firefighters were able to extinguish the flames.
Wabasha County Chief Deputy Him Warren says a federal investigation into the crash will take place and the scene will be locked down until 11 am Tuesday morning.