North Texan killed in Tennessee helicopter crash

A North Texas-native was one of five people killed in a Tennessee helicopter crash on Monday.

Michael Mastalez, 21, of prosper was with his girlfriend on a sightseeing tour when it crashed near the Great Smokey Mountains National Park.

Mastalez’ friends and former co-workers from the golf course where he worked in Prosper said the young man was making plans to attend college in North Carolina.

"He was just an all-around sweet kid. Everyday working with him was a fun day, I mean he just always brought a positive energy,” said friend Whitney Williamson.

The NTSB will have a preliminary report on the crash by the end of the week.

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