Driver Dies After Breaching Gate at Travis Air Base in California

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California news involving a troubling security breach at U.S. Air Force base. A driver breaching the main gate at Travis Air Force base and then crashing the SUV exploding. California authorities are investigating this deadly accident in California and stated that driver went through the base’s main gate before crashing last night.

The vehicle exploding upon the impact and the driver of the car died inside. The video of the scene posted on social media. Federal officials are combing through them as part of the investigation. Apart from this, there were no additional injuries or fatalities.

Commander of the 60th Air Mobility Wing at Travis, said in the release, Col. John Klein said, “The safety and welfare of our airmen, their families, and our local community is our top priority.” Further, Klein added, “I am extremely proud of how our first responders quickly addressed the situation to keep Travis and the surrounding area out of harm’s way. We are fortunate to have enduring relationships with federal and local law enforcement and will continue to work together with them through the investigative process.”

Investigators are saying the person in the vehicle was a civilian and they must let the investigation take its course. Officials stated that no shots were fired in this incident. The air force and the FBI are working together in this investigation. FBI and Travis spokeswoman not available to discuss any insides of the incident.