KWTX reports that two people lost their lives in a helicopter crash in Williamson County Tuesday afternoon.

The crash occurred around 12:30 PM on County Road 346 off State Highway 95 between Granger and Circleville.

KXAN reports that the Hughes H369FF helicopter was carrying two people when it took off from an airport in Georgetown around 12:15 PM. Investigators believe the craft hit a power line and crashed into a cotton field, where it became engulfed in flames.

The Federal Aviation Administration is currently investigating the crash. The identifies of the victims had not been released at press time.


More From KSSM-FM