Update: On Tuesday, Sheriff Vickery with the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office confirmed two people are dead, one male and one female, following a helicopter crash near Seadrift and Port O'Connor.
The helicopter crash remains under investigation, and updates will be provided as we receive them.
SEADRIFT, Texas - A helicopter crash took place Monday night near Seadrift and Port O'Connor. On Tuesday, a spokesperson with the Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed the pilot was found dead.
The crash took place near the 700 block of Sanctuary Lake Drive. According to a spokesperson with the Coast Guard, the helicopter was traveling from Port O'Connor to the Calhoun County-Port Lavaca Airport.
DPS confirmed that the helicopter crashed beside a home at The Sanctuary at Costa Grande in Seadrift. The crash is under investigation, and there is no further information at this time.
This is breaking and updates will be provided as we receive them.
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