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Three Individuals Tragically Die in Crash at the Warner Robins Air Force Base in Georgia


October 09, 2019

HOUSTON COUNTY, GA – According to an online news report at wgxa.tv, three individuals tragically died in an accident that occurred at the entrance of the Warner Robins Air Force Base (RAFB) late last week, per the Houston County Coroner.*

Per a press release issued by RAFB, the accident occurred in the morning hours when the operator of a passenger vehicle did not stop at the base’s Russell Parkway gate.  The release indicates that a vehicle, who was carrying two passengers and a driver, went at an excessive rate of speed toward the gate. The security at RAFB’s gate activated a barrier that caused the vehicle to stop at a high impact level.  The coroner indicates that two of the passengers in the vehicle tragically died in the accident.  A third individual sustained injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.  The report does not provide details as to the nature of the person’s injuries and his or her current status.  

It appears from the coroner’s report that the passengers in the vehicle were not affiliated with RAFB.  

Colonel Katrina Stephens, Vice Commander of the 78th Air Base Wing says, "This is a tragedy which we all feel deeply at Robins Air Force Base. We will thoroughly investigate to determine the facts and circumstances and what can be learned from this tragedy. Our thoughts are with the families of those lost."

Following the accident, the RAFB gate was opened once again during this past weekend.

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Source:https://wgxa.tv/news/local/3-killed-in-an-accident-at-entrance-of-warner-robins-afb-gate

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