Duke Life Flight crash kills four

(Belvidere, N.C.) (WRAL TV) — Four people were killed Friday when a Duke Life Flight medical helicopter crashed in northeast North Carolina, according to the State Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred in a grassy field near a wind farm outside the town of Belvidere, south of the Perquimans-Gates county line.

The helicopter was en route to Duke University Hospital in Durham from Sentara Albemarle Medical Center in Elizabeth City when it went down, officials said. A pilot, two medical personnel and a patient were aboard at the time.