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Helicopter crash in South America kills Clarksville man

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CLARKSVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A Clarksville man has been identified as one of five Americans killed in a helicopter crash this week in Peru.

Jaime Pickett, a resident of Montgomery County, was one of the passengers onboard a chopper that crashed 485 miles east of Lima on Monday.

Pickett had been working as a mechanic for the Oregon-based Columbia Helicopters, which owned the aircraft.

The company was in Peru to work on a petroleum exploration project.

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