Published: Sep 29, 2013 9:23 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 29, 2013 11:02 PM EDT

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. - A helicopter crash in Hendry County leaves one person in the hospital. The chopper crashed off State Road 82, inside the Lazy Springs Recreational Park.

The Sheriff's Office reports the victim was transported as a trauma alert. Don Ousley, who was fishing in a pond at the park told WINK News he'd seen the helicopter flying before he saw smoke rising from the ground.

He said the helicopter was small and had a small engine. The FAA is investigating.