Cleveland airman dies in crash outside Aviano Air Base

12:09 PM, Jun 10, 2013   |    comments
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AVIANO, ITALY -- A memorial service is being planned for a Cleveland airman who died in a car crash while stationed in Italy.

According to a release, Airman 1st Class Dennis A. Felton II died of injuries suffered in a June 2 crash outside the Aviano Air Base. A1C Felton was a passenger in the car that crashed and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Felton, 21, of Cleveland was a member of the 31st Security Forces Squadron.

"We are deeply saddened by this loss," said Brig. Gen. Jon A. Norman, 31st FW commander. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and many others affected. We will work closely with our Italian counterparts to determine the cause of this tragedy in hopes to help prevent such occurrences in the future."

The crash remains under investigation by both Italian and American authorities.


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