Illinois native identified in New York helicopter crash
The identities have been released of the victims killed when a helicopter plunged into the East River in New York on Sunday.
New York Daily News reports Illinois native, 34-year-old Daniel Thompson, was among the deceased.
Thompson is currently listed as a New York resident, according to the New York Police Department.
Police have also identified the other victims as 29-year-old Tristan Hill, 26-year-old Trevor Cardigan, 26-year-old Brian McDaniel and 29-year-old Carla Blanco Vallejos.
The cause of the crash has yet to be determined.