Black Hawk military helicopter crashes near Alabama highway, 2 dead

At least two people are dead following a fatal military helicopter crash Wednesday afternoon near Highway 53 near Huntsville, Alabama, Fox News Digital has confirmed. 

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office said the fiery crash happened at 3 p.m. near the intersection of Burwell Road and Highway 53 near Huntsville, Alabama

Don Webster with Huntsville Emergency Medical Services says the helicopter caught fire upon impact. Webster shared that there were two individuals in the helicopter and both died in the fiery crash.

No cars or pedestrians were injured as a result of the crash, Fox News Digital confirmed.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office said the helicopter was a Black Hawk. Law enforcement have not shared what led up to the fatal crash.