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Two killed in helicopter crash

Crash occurred just north of Bluestem and State Highway 28

UPDATE: Lincoln County Coroner Adam Walser on Thursday, June 20 identified the two men killed in the crash as Ryan Sandvig, 68, of Spokane and Mark Manteuffel, 63, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

HARRINGTON—Two people were killed in a helicopter crash north of Bluestem and Linstrum Roads between Davenport and Harrington around 4:26 p.m. Wednesday, June 19.

The two deceased had not been identified Wednesday evening, and next of kin hadn’t been completed by press time. Lincoln County Fire District No. 6 confirmed the crash killed those on board the private Robinson R-44 helicopter.

The crash started a...


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