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UPDATE: Name released of victim in fatal helicopter crash in Graves County

UPDATE: Name released of victim in fatal helicopter crash in Graves County

Bill Stephens

July 11th, 2016

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UPDATE:

A Tennessee Valley Authority pilot, John R. Love of Maryville, TN, was killed Monday in a helicopter crash in Graves County, according to Kentucky State Police.

Kentucky State Police Post 1 troopers and detectives responded to the scene of the crash around 11:25 a.m. Monday along with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to investigate the crash. At this time, authorities say the cause of the crash is unknown.

Further details will be released as they become available.

ORIGINAL:

Kentucky State Police Post 1 Mayfield troopers and detectives are on the scene of a helicopter crash in Graves County, and the NTSB and FAA are enroute to the scene.

At this time , police say the cause of the crash is unknown. They report there is one fatality at the scene, but next of kin has not been notified. Further details will be released as they become available.

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