Teen Helicopter Enthusiast Slices Own Head With Toy Chopper, Dies

October 8, 2013    


Teen Helicopter Enthusiast Slices Own Head With Toy Chopper, Dies
The 19-year-old was operating the model helicopter in a Brooklyn park
By Shimon Prokupecz and Brynn Gingras |  Monday, Sep 9, 2013  |  Updated 4:21 PM EDT | NBC New York

A 19-year-old man playing with a remote control helicopter in Brooklyn lost control of it while trying to perform a trick, sliced off the top of his own head and died Thursday afternoon, law enforcement officials said.

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