2 dead after helicopter crash near Charlottesville alt-right rally chaos; officials claim crash 'linked' to rally

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Two people are dead after a helicopter crashed near the site of a chaotic and violent alt-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday. UPDATE at 7:12 p.m: The Associated Press is reporting that officials have claimed the crash is "linked" to the alt-right rally, but have not specified how.  CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Two people are dead after a helicopter crashed not far from the politically-spurred chaos roiling downtown Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday evening.   The helicopter went down in the area of Old Farm Road in Albemarle County around 5 p.m., killing two occupants, according to a statement released by the Virginia State Police. Initial reports suggested that the aircraft was in fact a State Police...

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