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Houston officer injured in helicopter crash now serious

2 months 1 week 1 day ago Sunday, May 03 2020 May 3, 2020 May 03, 2020 3:25 PM May 03, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston police officer injured in a police helicopter crash that killed another officer is now in serious condition. Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center spokesperson Natasha Barrett said 35-year-old Chase Cormier was upgraded from critical condition Sunday following surgery after the early Saturday morning crash. Police say 35-year-old Officer Jason Knox, the son of Houston City Council Member Mike Knox, died of injuries suffered in the crash. The helicopter was part of a search for bodies in a nearby bayou, which was prompted by a tip that Police Chief Art Acevedo has said was “probably a bogus call - we don’t know.”

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