Texas couple dies in helicopter crash moments after their wedding

Published: Nov. 5, 2018 at 7:58 AM EST
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A tragedy unfolded after a Texas couple exchanged vows Saturday.

The Houstonian, the student-run newspaper of Sam Houston Sate University in Huntsville, Texas said Will Byler and Bailee Ackerman Byler were killed when the helicopter departing their wedding crashed.

The crash took place in Uvalde, Texas, and the Uvalde Police received a call from an aviation monitoring center at approximately midnight Saturday of a possible downed aircraft.

Police said the wreckage was located shortly after sunrise Sunday.

Multiple agencies assisted police, including the Border Patrol, the Texas Department of Public Safety, and Uvalde Fire Department.

The DPS and the Federal Aviation Adminstration are investigating the incident.

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