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Helicopter pilot dead after crash near High River

Last Updated Jul 15, 2018 at 11:23 pm MDT

The pilot of a helicopter is dead after it crashed on the shoreline of Sheep River Sunday afternoon.

Okotoks and High River RCMP responded to the call around 5:30 p.m. near the Davidsburg Bridge on Highway 552.

The ultra light helicopter was flying along the Sheep River Valley when it crashed. A fisherman saw the crash happen and called 9-1-1.

The pilot who was pronounced dead on scene was the only person in the aircraft.

No other information is available and Transport Canada has taken over the investigation.