Bizarre Death: Man killed by toy helicopter in Brooklyn

NEW YORK - A bizarre death is being reported in Brooklyn, NY.

According to WABC, a man flying a toy helicopter was killed Thursday afternoon when the plane fell from the sky and struck him.

It happened as the man was flying remote-controlled helicopter in a park.

According to WCBS, 19-year-old Roman Pirozek Jr.'s neck was severed by the helicopter's blades.  He died a short time later.

A witness told WABC, the helicopter 'boomeranged' back towards him.

Flying remote controlled helicopters was a hobby for Priozek, according to WCBS.

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