Holloman contract employee dies after colliding with an elk

Holloman Air Force Base

The man was riding his motorcycle and wasnt wearing a helmet.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 4:35pm

Brian Miller, a Holloman Air Force Base Commissary contract employee, died Friday evening at approximately 9:50 p.m. on westbound U.S. 70 near Tularosa, N.M., when his motorcycle collided with an elk.
Miller was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

“Every member of Team Holloman is critical to our success, and this loss will be felt throughout the Holloman community” said Col. Andrew Croft, 49th Wing Commander. “Please keep Mr. Miller’s family and our Commissary team in your thoughts and prayers as we mourn his sudden and tragic death.”

Holloman Airmen in need of support or assistance can contact a chaplain at 575-572-7211 or the Traumatic Stress Response Team at 575-572-5676 during normal duty hours. After hours, either agency can be reached 24/7 at 575-572-7575.


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