Newlywed couple killed in helicopter crash after leaving their own wedding


(Uvalde, TX)  --  Officials are investigating a helicopter crash that killed a newlywed couple as they left their wedding ceremony over the weekend.  Will Byler and Bailee Ackerman Byler died in the crash in Uvalde, along with their pilot.  The Uvalde County Sheriff's Office says the crash was reported around midnight on Saturday night.  

Numerous agencies responded, including the DPS, the Border Patrol, Uvalde fire and EMS, the San Antonio Fire Department, and the Federal Aviation Administration.  They found the wrecked aircraft around daybreak.  The newlyweds were both seniors at Sam Houston State University.


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