Two newlyweds on Sunday died in a helicopter crash that occurred moments after they left their wedding venue.
The tragic incident occured in Uvalde, Texas.
The couple, Will Byler and Bailee Ackerman Byler, both seniors at Sam Houston State University, was said to be leaving the venue of their wedding in the helicopter when the crash occurred.
The university’s independent student newspaper, The Houstonian, on its Facebook page on Sunday evening said: “It is with deepest sadness that we announce the tragic passing of two Bearkats Will Byler (Agriculture Engineering senior) and Bailee Ackerman Byler (Agricultural Communication senior) in a helicopter accident departing their wedding. We ask that you keep the Byler and Ackerman families in your thoughts and prayers”.
Will Byler, his wife, Bailee Ackerman Byler, and their pilot died in the crash. The Bylers were both in their senior year at the university. Jacob Martinez, an individual working the event, shared a video of the moment the couple took off in the helicopter.