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Newly-wed couple killed in helicopter crash shortly after reception

Tue, Nov 06, 2018, 07:15 AM
William Troy Byler and Bailee Raye Ackerman Byler, both 24, were killed in a helicopter crash shortly after on Sunday midnight in rugged terrain in southwest Texas. The pilot on board also died. The newly-wedded couple were heading for honeymoon hours after reception. Both fell in love in a joyride in a helicopter. The couple were students and were about to graduate this year. The chopper was found in mangled state and bad weather attributed to the killing of three in the crash.