Teen Killed in RC Helicopter Accident

  • Sep 6, 2013 5:02pm GMT

A 19-year-old Queens man died Thursday afternoon after the remote control helicopter he was flying cut off part of his head and shoulder.

Roman Pirozek, from the Woodhaven neighborhood of Queens, was reportedly flying the helicopter with his father in Brooklyn's Calvert Vaux Park when he somehow lost control at about 3:30 pm. According the law enforcement officials, the helicopter crashed into the teenager and sliced off the top of his head and part of his shoulder. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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