Two die in helicopter crash

KINGMAN - Two men were killed in a helicopter crash that occurred about 20 minutes after midnight Friday near Alamo Lake, south of Wikieup.

Mohave County Sheriff's spokeswoman Trish Carter said the men were headed from Prescott to Riverside, Calif., when the crash occurred.

Carter said the sheriff's volunteer search and rescue units joined Yavapai County Sheriff's deputies and a state Department of Public Safety helicopter crew in the search.

Carter said the Mohave County Medical Examiner will identify the bodies. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board have been notified, she said.