Motorcyclist killed in motor vehicle collision

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. --

A motorcyclist was killed during a motor vehicle collision April 15, 2021.

The accident took place at the intersection of Spirit Boulevard and 5th Street on Whiteman Air Force Base, at approximately 10:54 a.m. One individual was pronounced dead at the scene.

In accordance with Department of Defense policy, the name of the deceased will be released 24 hours after next of kin have been notified. Military law enforcement authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.

Chaplains, mental health professionals and counselors are available and ready to assist those in need. For more information on Whiteman AFB support services, please visit the Striker Strong resource directory or view helping agencies information in the AF Connect mobile app.

For all questions, please contact 509th Bomb Wing Public Affairs at 660-687-5727, or via email at 509bw.public.affairs@us.af.mil.