By: Heather Eckstine

SURRY COUNTY, Va. — Virginia State Police is investigating after a helicopter crash in Surry County on Saturday.

The crash happened around 12:45 p.m. in the area of White Marsh Road.

Virginia State Police say preliminary investigations revealed that the private helicopter was hired and contracted by Dominion Energy.

There were two occupants in the helicopter at the time of the crash, and both were identified and transported to the hospital with serious non-life-threatening injuries, according to troopers.

This is an ongoing investigation, and state police says the FAA and NTSB has been notified.