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In this photo provided by KOMO-TV, firefighters work to extinguish burning vehicles after a KOMO-TV news chopper crashed and landed on three cars outside the TV station's studios near the Seattle Space Needle in Seattle on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Two people were killed and one injured, firefighters said.(Credit: AP / Kelly Koopmans)

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KOMO-TV copter crashes in Seattle; 2 dead

Two people were killed and one injured when a KOMO-TV news helicopter crashed into the street and exploded into flames Tuesday morning outside the TV station's studios near the Seattle Space Needle, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The station says the chopper was taking off from the studios when it went down and hit three vehicles, starting them on fire and spewing burning fuel down the street.