PRESS RELEASE: Minot Air Force Base Airman killed in motor vehicle accident
By Minot AFB Public Affairs, MINOT AIR FORCE BASE OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
/ Published June 03, 2017
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. --
A motor vehicle accident occurred on Highway 83 June 2 near the base causing the death of Staff Sergeant Torrell W. Carter, 27, a 5th Munitions Squadron member.
“The Air Force is a close-knit family and the loss of one of our own affects all of us,” said Col. Matthew Brooks, 5th Bomb Wing commander. “We share in the sorrow felt by Torrell’s loved ones and we must not forget the valuable contributions he made to his Nation and the impact he’s left on our service."
The incident is currently under investigation by local authorities. Further information will be released as it becomes available.