Law enforcement honor two troopers killed in helicopter crash while working Virginia rally

Law enforcement escort two fallen troopers along I-64 in Virgnia.

It was an emotional scene along I-64 in Virginia Saturday night.

The bodies of two state police troopers who died in a helicopter crash in Charlottesville were taken home to Richmond.

They were killed when their helicopter crashed in a wooded area.

The helicopter was assisting public safety resources with the ongoing protest in Charlottesville.

Officials said the pilot, 48-year-old Lt. Jay Cullen and 40-year-old trooper-pilot Berke M.M. Bates died at the scene.

Law enforcement, firefighters and other observers gathered on overpasses along the interstate to honor the troopers.

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