A single helicopter crash near the Carbon County Airport claimed the lives of three people on Sunday, said Carbon County Sheriff's Capt. Guy Adams.
According to Adams, the incident which took place approximately one mile northwest of the Carbon County Airport, was fatal to all of the helicopter's occupants.
No names have been released at this time, pending notification of the victim's next of kin. The Federal Aviation Administration has been advised of the crash and will begin their investigation as soon as possible.
Any further updates to this accident will be posted here, on the website, in addition to a complete report in this Tuesday's print edition.