Suspected Drunken Driver Crashes Into Helicopter

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Police say a suspected drunken driven crashed his car into a medical helicopter and drove away in Rapid City.

Authorities say the helicopter was parked on a pad at Rapid City Regional Hospital when it was struck early Friday morning. A witness told police the driver revved his engine just before hitting the chopper.

Officers later found the man driving a damaged car with deflated tires and placed him under arrest.

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