Pilot walks away from helicopter crash

September 14, 2009 7:56:58 AM PDT
A pilot survived the crash of his homebuilt helicopter into some trees in the Austin area. The Texas Department of Public Safety on Monday identified the pilot as 51-year-old Mark Anthony Lazar of Austin. DPS spokesman Tom Vinger said Lazar was not hurt.

The crash happened Sunday afternoon in Cedar Park. The helicopter came to rest nose down in a wooded area of a neighborhood.

The cause of the crash is sought.

Cedar Park is about 15 miles northwest of Austin.

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