Mar 18, 2014 11:11 AM by David Randall
A news helicopter crashed in downtown Seattle Tuesday morning, killing 2 people and injuring one, officials said.
The chopper, used by KOMO, an ABC affiliate, and KING5, an NBC affiliate, went down near Seattle's Space Needle. Photos showed a fire and large plumes of smoke where it crashed.
Two people died on the scene, where three cars were burning, the Seattle Fire Department said. Paramedics took a 37-year-old man, who had been in one of the cars, to the hospital in critical condition.
It was not immediately clear whether there were other casualties.