An Eastern Carolina security company that has seen nearly two dozen of its workers die in Iraq, lost five more employees in a helicopter crash there. Blackwater USA is based in Moyock in Currituck County. A U.S. military official says five of its employees were killed in the crash in Baghdad. The cause of the crash isn't yet known, and the identities of the victims haven't been released. We'll continue to follow the story and update you any new details we get.
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