Helicopter crashes after hitting power lines in Union County, North Carolina cops say

Officials say that a helicopter pilot survived Sunday's crash in North Carolina.According to the Union County Sheriffs Office, the helicopter crashed in Waxhaw's 1300 block of Roscoe-Howey Road after it struck power lines while harvesting fields.Around 11:43 a.m., deputies and other emergency personnel responded.According to the sheriff's office, the pilot was able to get away from the accident and was not reported to have been hurt.According to the sheriff's office, the Federal Aviation Administration was informed of the accident and will investigate further.According to the sheriff's office, Sunday's incident is the third time in a row that a cropdusting helicopter has collided with power lines in Union County since 2019.According to the sheriff's office, both of these incidents led to fatalities.McClatchy News reported that a pilot died in a crash in May after becoming tangled with power lines while he was harvesting fields near Wingate.