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Elgin, MN (KROC AM News) - The pilot of a helicopter was killed Monday when it crashed near Elgin.

The Wabasha County Sheriff's office says it received a 911 call about the crash at 3:50 pm. The crash occurred in a field near 75th St, southeast of Elgin.

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Chief Deputy Jim Warren identified the pilot as 40-year-old Corey Adcock of Victoria County, Texas. It appears Adcock had been spraying crops when the crash occurred and the helicopter may have struck some power lines.

News update:  Two SE Minnesota men had close calls with trucks Monday.

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