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March 20, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Man burned in helicopter crash remains in serious condition

Richard Newman

Richard Newman

The Associated Press

A man who was burned when a helicopter crashed on his car in Seattle remains in serious condition in the intensive care unit at Harborview Medical Center.

The hospital says 38-year-old Richard Newman of Seattle will need surgery for burns that covered nearly 20 percent of his body on his back and arms.

The Newman family also said their hearts went out to the families of the chopper pilot and photographer working for KOMO-TV who were killed in Tuesday’s crash.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating what went wrong.

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