2 soldiers killed in helicopter crash

Two soldiers were killed Friday night after an AH-64E Apache helicopter crashed during training at Fort Campbell.

It was the second fatal helicopter crash during training this week involving American servicemen.

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Gunnery Sgt. Derik Holley, 33, whose parents live in Washington Twp., was one of four Marines killed in Tuesday's crash of a Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego.

The names of the soldiers who died in Friday’s crash were not immediately released pending notification of families, according to the Associated Press.

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Army officials said the soldiers were members of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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