According to the Texas Department of Safety, a 2009 Eurocopter AS 350 went down near Bethel Road, about four miles south of FM 149.
The two victims injured in the crash were transported to Conroe Regional Medical Center in stable condition, DPS said.
DPS added that there were two firefighters and a pilot on board. A male firefighter died on impact, officials said. A female firefighter and the pilot were alert and talking.
No firefighters on the ground were injured.
Officials with the FAA are investigating while the NTSB is expected to arrive tomorrow.
It's not immediately known what caused the helicopter to crash.
Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Deputies are responding to a helicopter crash near Bethel Road approximately 4 miles south of FM149. DPS Public Information Officer is en route. pic.twitter.com/TwhlW3yDXu— MCTXSheriff (@MCTXSheriff) March 27, 2019
MONTGOMERY COUNTY - Helicopter Crash: Bethel Rd 1 mile south of FM 149. DPS on scene. PIO in route. Unknown injuries.— TxDPS - Southeast Texas Region (@TxDPSSoutheast) March 27, 2019
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