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2 killed in helicopter crash in Oklahoma

By the CNN Wire Staff
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Two dead in helicopter crash
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Medical helicopter was on training flight before crash
  • Two people died and one was injured

(CNN) -- Two people died and one was injured Thursday night when a medical helicopter went down in Oklahoma, authorities said.

The crash happened near Kingfisher, which is about 50 miles northwest of Oklahoma City.

Authorities were alerted about the crash at 9:25 p.m., the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said.

The helicopter flight was a training exercise, the highway patrol said.

CNN's Scott Thompson and Samuel Gardner contributed to this report.