Chris Cline, who once dated Tiger Woods's ex-wife, and six others die in helicopter crash

Mail Online | 7/4/2019 | Ariel Zilber For Dailymail.com
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Chris Cline, the billionaire coal magnate from West Virginia who once dated Tiger Woods's ex-wife Elin Nordegren, was killed in a helicopter crash alongside his daughter and five others on Thursday off the coast of the Bahamas.

He died less than a day before he was set to turn 61 years of age.

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Their helicopter crashed off the coast of the Bahamas as it was flying back to the United States, The Register-Herald reported on Thursday.

Cline's death was confirmed on Twitter by West Virginia Governor Jim Justice.

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'Today we lost a WV superstar and I lost a very close friend,' Justice wrote on his Twitter account.

'Our families go back to the beginning of the Cline empire - Pioneer Fuel.

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'Chris Cline built an empire and on every occasion was always there to give.

'What a wonderful, loving, and giving man.

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'Cathy and I are praying for his family and all those involved in this tragedy.'

A friend of Cline's told The Register-Herald that the helicopter took off from the Bahamas...
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