Minot Air Force Base Airman accident victim identified
/ Published August 13, 2018
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D -- A motor vehicle accident occurring in the city of Minot N.D., August 10 caused the death of Senior Airman Jacob Ellis, 22, a 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron member.
“It is with a heavy heart that I tell you about the loss of one of our Airmen over the weekend. I ask that you keep his family and friends in your thoughts during this difficult time,” said Col Bradley Cochran, 5th Bomb Wing commander.
“We're going to get through this together. We will take an operational pause to remember him, reflect on his service and ensure we are all taken care of.”
The cause of the accident is currently under investigation by local authorities. More information will be released as it becomes available.