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Helicopter Crash in France Kills 7


French authorities say a helicopter carrying amusement park workers crashed Saturday in eastern France, killing all seven people on board.

The dead include the pilot and six employees of the Walibi theme park in the French region of Rhône-Alpes. Witnesses saw the helicopter shortly before it crashed near the town of Bregnier-Cordon in the district of Ain.

The Walibi park said it would be closed Sunday because of the crash. The cause of the crash is not yet known.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP and Reuters.

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