Pilot dead in helicopter crash near Elgin in southeast Minnesota

A helicopter pilot died in a crash Monday evening near Elgin, Minnesota, the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office said.

The Robinson R-44 helicopter crashed just before 4 p.m. in a field just southeast of the town of Elgin, roughly 10 miles northeast of Rochester, authorities said.

The sheriff’s office identified the pilot as 40-year-old Corey Adcock of Victoria County, Texas.

The Federal Aviation Agency and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.

No other information was immediately available.

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