July 25, 2011 in Idaho

Fairchild airman killed in Medical Lake crash


Senior Master Sgt. Gary Gonzalez, a 92nd Air Refueling Wing Airman assigned to the 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, died Saturday as a result of a single-vehicle accident in Medical Lake, Wash.
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A Fairchild Air Force Base crew member was killed on Saturday in a single-vehicle accident in Medical Lake.

Senior Master Sgt. Gary Gonzalez served in the 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, according to base officials.

Col. Paul Guemmer, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, said the death of Gonzalez “is a heartbreaking loss to Team Fairchild and the United States Air Force.”

The cause of the accident was under investigation, officials said.

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