Elgin, MN (KROC-AM News)- A Florida man was unhurt after crashing a helicopter he was piloting into power lines in Wabasha County. 

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21-year-old Tyler Williams was operating a crop-dusting helicopter near Elgin Tuesday afternoon when he crashed into the powerlines near the intersection of County roads 2 and 8 between Elgin and Millville, a news release from the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office says. The 911 call came in shortly before 3 p.m. 

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The helicopter is owned by Iowa-based Iron Horse Aviation and contracted by Ag Partners in Goodhue, according to the news release. The FAA is set to inspect the wreckage, which was moved to a different site following the crash. The Plainview Fire Department, Elgin Ambulance Service and People’s Energy Cooperative also responded to the crash. 

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