Los Angeles County

Man Dies After Falling From Helicopter in Malibu

A man died in Malibu Saturday after fire officials received a report that he fell from a private helicopter into the ocean.

Boats from the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded after receiving the call around 1:20 p.m. Fire officials found a man in the ocean about a mile away from the Malibu Pier, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

How the man fell into the ocean was unclear.

The death was being investigated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the Federal Aviation Administration, according to LA County Fire Department Supervisor Bernard Peters. 

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