DPS investigating helicopter crash near Hemphill

SABINE CO (KTRE) - Department of Public Safety investigators confirm a helicopter has crashed near Hemphill in Sabine County.

Troopers say little is known about the crash which is believed to have happened shortly after liftoff Wednesday morning.  The pilot and a passenger whose names have not been released are being treated at a hospital in Sabine County.  Their injuries are believed to be non-life threatening, according to a DPS spokesman.

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