MOSCOW, may 3 – RIA Novosti. One of the police officers killed in helicopter crash in Houston in the us state of Texas, the second is in the hospital, said the mayor of the city of Sylvester Turner.

the chief of the Houston police Art Acevedo at a press conference said that the helicopter fell in the area of 02.00 local time (10.00 MSK). On Board were the pilot and his assistant, who eventually “seriously injured”. According to him, on the territory of the residential complex where the helicopter fell, no one was hurt, the helicopter does not hit the residential building. Police officers from the wreckage rescued arrived at the scene, firefighters.

“One of those officers is still in hospital now, unfortunately, one of them died,” – said at a press conference Turner.

those killed was 35-year-old Jason Knox. As reported by Art Acevedo, who is in the hospital the COP came around after the operation.

According to police, an investigation into the incident continues.