state police helicopter crashed near Charlottesville Va. 8 12 17

Update 3, 6:55 p.m.: Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe confirmed to reporters at a press conference Saturday evening that three people had died in Charlottesville following the white supremacist rally: an unidentified woman in the car crash  and two unidentified people in a helicopter crash near the site of the protests.

A spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration confirmed to BuzzFeed News that a state police helicopter crashed about seven miles southwest of the city.


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