An Amarillo man has died following a helicopter accident in Castro County.
According to the Castro County Sheriff's Office, officials were called to a helicopter crash in Castro County on Sunday morning. Officials say that the crash was located in a wheat field.
The Castro Sheriff's Office and Texas Highway Patrol responded to the accident conducted an investigation.
The pilot, 68-year-old businessman Donald Oppliger, was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Oreda Campbell.
An investigation is being conducted by the FAA and the NTSB.