Pickens County, GA – Johnny Kent died after the helicopter he was using to trim trees crashed.
Officials stated that the helicopter crashed as the pilot was towing a stem of saws under the chopper and cutting back tree limbs near power lines.
According to Pickens County Sherriff’s office Kris Stancil, “He hit a tree at some point. The
The chopper plunged 60 feet to the ground, the saws taking down a tree stand nearby.