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Aug 12, 6:22 PM EDT

Helicopter crashes near site of white nationalist rally


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Police say a helicopter has crashed near Charlottesville, Virginia, where violent clashes erupted at the site of a white nationalist rally. However, it was unclear if the crash may have been linked to the rally.

Virginia State Police said Saturday that the helicopter crashed in a wooded area near a home. No one on the ground was injured. Police said they are investigating the cause of the crash.

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