One Dead After Medical Helicopter Crash In Latimer County

The Latimer County Sheriff's Department is still investigating a medical helicopter crash that left one dead and three others injured near Talihina.

Officials say the helicopter was leaving the Choctaw Nation Health Care Center when it crashed then caught on fire. A representative of the Choctaw Nation Police confirmed one person died and a hospital official says one of the injured is in critical condition.

Authorities tell Channel 8, the helicopter was carrying a pilot, a nurse, a medic, and a patient.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.