Silt—Three people were killed late this morning when a helicopter crashed near County Road 331 south of Silt.  According to information from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the DBS Helicopter out of Rifle, was doing some power line inspections along Dry Hollow Road when it clipped a line and crashed about a mile and a half up the road.  Walt Stowe with the Sheriff’s Office says three people were on board and there were no survivors.  Stowe says Dry Hollow Road will be closed and traffic will be rerouted for the time being while the investigation is conducted.  The names of the victims have not been released.

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