Helicopter Crash

The FAA has been called in to investigate the crash of a helicopter near Westby south of La Crosse on Monday.

Westby police said the pilot, identified as 27-year-old Jonathan Wanda of Harvard, Illinois, survived the crash but was taken to a hospital as a precaution.

Authorities said the helicopter was spraying crops when it struck a powerline and crashed.   Wanda was spraying agriculture chemicals on the field.

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