Pilot Is Identified

A California man has been identified as the pilot who was killed in a helicopter crash northwest of Yankton Tuesday.

According to a press release from the Yankton County Sheriff’s Office, Kevin Rehm, 65, of Rancho Palos Verdes, California, was flying the helicopter — identified as an Airgyro Aviation AG-915 Spartan— when it crashed at approximately 10:18 a.m. in the area of 438th Avenue (Timberland Road) and 307th Street. Rehm, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, died at the scene.

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