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Helicopter Crew Recovering

Eric Himmelreich with his wife

Holly Huchko

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says two workers injured in a helicopter crash near Days Creek this week are getting better.

ODFW says Eric Himmelreich’s is recovering and doing much better. He could be released Thursday night of Friday.

Holly Huchko is recovering after surgery on Tuesday. She’s seeing a physical therapist and will likely be in the hospital longer.

The Associated Press reports the pilot, Fred Wittlake, suffered a broken arm and broken ribs.

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