BOISE -- The Valley CountySheriff has released the name of a helicopter pilot killednear Donnelly Wednesday afternoon.
The victim has been identified as 64-year-old Roy Daniel Kettle ofHarvard, Idaho.
Kettle was airlifting a log ina 1994 Kaman K-1200 helicopter when it crashed shortly after 2 p.m.
The Donnelly Fire and Ambulance, Valley County Sheriff and U.S. Forest Service all responded to the crash site near West Mountain Road and No Business Lookout, west of Donnelly.
The FAAis expected to arrive at the crashsite today to investigate. The cause of the crash is still unknown.
The helicopteris registered to Woody Contracting Inc. based out of Summerville, Oregon.