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Brazilian TV anchor dies in helicopter crash

AP  |  Sao Paulo 

An award-winning Brazilian television anchor has died in a helicopter crash in Paulo.

TV Band says was en route to a university in the city of when the helicopter crashed onto a truck on one of Paulo's main highways on Monday. It says the pilot also died.

The 66-year-old Boechat anchored TV Band's main nightly news, as well as hosting a radio program and writing a column for magazine.

Boechat had won three of Brazil's most prestigious journalism awards for his reports on corruption.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 22:45 IST