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Pilot Identified

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The autopsy of a pilot who lost his life during a helicopter crash near Shepherd over the weekend will be conducted Wednesday.

The Yellowstone County Sheriff's Department said they believed 81-year-old Dan Scott of Worden was alone when he crashed. According Allen Kenitzer with the Federal Aviation Administration, the Bell 206B helicopter clipped power lines near Shepherd and then went down. Officials reported the crash happened just before 8:30 Saturday morning, on private land east of CA Road.