Helicopter crash leaves one injured near Taylorsville

SMITH COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Smith County authorities are investigating a helicopter crash that has left one person injured.

Around 2 p.m. on Friday a helicopter spraying chemicals went down in a wooded area near County Road 19 six miles north of Taylorsville.

One person was on the aircraft at the time of the crash. He suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to the University Medical Center in Jackson.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash.