Winter Garden woman, 73, among 6 killed in helicopter crash in West Virginia, state police say

National Transportation Safety Board investigating fatal crash

Police lights (file) (WJXT)

LOGAN COUNTY, WV. – West Virginia State Police said in a statement Saturday that a Winter Garden woman was among six people who died due to a helicopter crash in Logan County on Wednesday.

News 6 has contacted West Virginia State Police to learn more about the crash; a spokesperson said an update was not available Saturday as law enforcement and the National Transportation Safety Board continue to investigate.

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Police said the chief medical examiner in Charleston identified the following victims involved in the crash:

  • John Nagle II, 53, of Austin, Texas
  • Donald Sandhoff, 69, of Durham, North Carolina
  • Kevin Warren, 51, of Franklin, Tennessee
  • Carolyn O’Connor, 73, of Winter Garden, Florida
  • Marvin Bledsoe, 64, of Chapmanville, West Virginia
  • Jack Collins, 65, of Chapmanville, West Virginia

This is a developing story. Check back with News 6 for the latest updates.


A previous version of this story incorrectly reported that the helicopter crash occurred June 23. The correct date is June 22. We apologize for any confusion.

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