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Brazilian TV anchor dies in helicopter crash

An award-winning Brazilian television news anchor has died in a helicopter crash in Sao Paulo. TV Band says Ricardo Boechat was en route to a university in the city of Campinas when the helicopter crashed onto a truck on one of Sao Paulo s main highways on Monday. It says the pilot also died. The 66-year-old Boechat anchored TV Band s main nightly news, as well as hosting a radio program and writing a column for IstoE magazine. Boechat had won three of Brazil s most prestigious journalism awards for his reports on corruption.

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