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SANTO DOMINGO-Resort tycoon Howard Kerzner was killed along with three others when the helicopter they were traveling in crashed into a building on the Dominican Republic’s north coast, an aviation official reports. The helicopter carrying Kerzner, chief executive officer of Kerzner International Ltd., went down in the popular tourist resort of Sosua, says Yolanda Manan, a spokeswoman for the Dominican airport authority.

In the Bahamas, the home of the company’s flagship Atlantis resort, Kerzner is the second-largest employer behind the government. Kerzner, 42, was surveying potential development sites in the Dominican Republic when the aircraft went down. Three others died in the crash. The online Dominican newspaper Clave Digital identified him as the son of a US-based real estate investor who had worked with Kerzner International.

Kerzner, who was born and grew up in South Africa and earned an MBA from Stanford University, is survived by his wife, Vanessa, and two young children, a company statement says.

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