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Update: Passenger In Helicopter Crash Was Student At MSU

Joe Rios

Photo: Image by 'In Memory of Catalina Richard' Facebook Page

Update: Passenger In Helicopter Crash Was Student At MSU

CREATED May. 25, 2013

The Highway Patrol says two people died in a helicopter crash in Hickory County near Cross Timbers.

Kelly Richard is the older sister to of one of the victims. She says Catalina Richard was a passenger in the helicopter. She was a student at Missouri State and just started working for Lucas Oil, which owned the chopper.

Kelly Richard says her sister and the pilot were supposed to fly around at the company's speedway in Wheatland. Something went wrong and they wound up way off course.

Official word on the victim's names and what caused the crash hasn't been released by federal investigators.

The family has set up a

Facebook page

for details about the funeral.

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