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Investigation underway into Army Black Hawk crash; victim ID'd

People examine an Army UH-60 helicopter from Fort Belvoir, Va., after it crashed at the Breton Bay Golf and Country Club on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Leonardtown, Md.

REBECCA UPDEGRAVE CLINE VIA AP

By ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: April 18, 2017

Note: This article has been corrected.

LEONARDTOWN, Md. — Army investigators have arrived at the scene of a Black Hawk helicopter crash in Maryland that left one crew member dead and two injured.

The U.S. Army Military District of Washington said in a statement Tuesday night that investigators arrived earlier in the day to begin looking into the cause of the crash.

The helicopter went down Monday on a golf course in Leonardtown, about 60 miles southeast of Washington.

The statement says 22-year-old Spc. Jeremy Darrell Tomlin, originally from Chapel Hill, Tennessee, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Injured were Chief Warrant Officer Christopher Nicholas and Capt. Terikazu Onoda. The Army says both are in critical condition at a Baltimore hospital.

All three were assigned to the 12th Aviation Battalion stationed at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Correction: In a story April 18 about a Black Hawk helicopter crash, The Associated Press, relying on information from the U.S. Army, reported erroneously that Tomlin was from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, but he was actually from Chapel Hill, Tennessee.

Investigators examine debris that fell on the Breton Bay Golf and Country Club after an Army UH-60 helicopter from Fort Belvoir, Va., crashed, Monday, April 17, 2017, in Leonardtown, Md.
ALEX BRANDON/AP PHOTO

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