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Update: Authorities identify pilot killed in medical helicopter crash

Published: Mar. 13, 2015 at 7:40 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 19, 2015 at 1:54 PM CDT
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EUFAULA, Okla._A pilot killed in a medical helicopter crash in eastern Oklahoma has been identified as Matt Matthews.

He was employed by EagleMed, of Wichita, Kansas. Officials say Matthews and two other employees were on board when the aircraft went down in a rural area four miles west of Stidham in McIntosh county.

McIntosh County Emergency Management Director Wesley Dawson says the crash was reported about 11:40 p.m. Thursday. Dawson says searchers on foot and on all-terrain vehicles found the wreckage about 4 a.m. Friday.

The employees, Ryen Setzkorn and Ken Remsey, were transported by ambulance to hospitals in McAlester and Tulsa. Their conditions are unknown.

FAA is on scene and NTSB is enroute to assist with the investigation.