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Texas newlyweds die in helicopter crash

IANS  |  Washington 

A young couple from were killed when a carrying them away from their own wedding crashed, according to officials.

Will Byler and Bailee Ackerman Byler were both students at Sam Houston State University, the reported on Tuesday.

The crash occurred near Uvalde, about 85 miles (135km) west of

On social media, wedding attendees have been posting their condolences in the captions of wedding photos.

"I'm absolutely devastated!" wrote one friend on Facebook, adding that the pilot of the was also killed.

In a statement, the university's student said the married couple will "always be remembered by their kind hearts and uplifting spirits".

The two were married for just over an hour before their crashed on the Byler family's ranch in southern

The on Monday said the accident involved a 206B

The wreckage from the crash was discovered on Sunday morning.



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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 11:28 IST