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Airman who died in Lakenheath crash identified

A memorial site on road B1106 near Brandon, England, where Airman 1st Class Hayley Reynolds of the 48th Fighter Wing died in a single-car crash at 12:15 a.m. on Friday, November 24, 2017. "We are deeply saddened by the loss of airman Reynolds, and send our sincerest condolences to her family and friends at this difficult time," 48th FW commander Col. Evan Pettus said in a statement.

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By STARS AND STRIPES Published: November 27, 2017

RAF LAKENHEATH, England — Airman 1st Class Hayley Reynolds of the 48th Fighter Wing has been identified as the person killed in a car crash last week in Brandon, England.

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of Airman Reynolds and send our sincerest condolences to her family and friends at this difficult time,” 48th Fighter Wing commander Col. Evan Pettus said in a statement.

Reynolds, 21, from New Haven, Ind., had been stationed with the 48th Medical Group’s In-patient Operations Squadron since April of last year.

Reynolds was driving a Honda Civic early Friday morning when it collided with a tree about a mile north of the Center Parcs village entrance, British police said. She was the only person in the car.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to dial 101 locally and contact the serious collision investigation team.

RAF Lakenheath is the largest U.S. Air Force-operated base in England, with 4,500 servicemembers stationed there.

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A memorial site on road B1106 near Brandon, England, where Airman 1st Class Hayley Reynolds crashed a blue Honda Civic into a tree at 12:15 a.m. on Friday, November 24, 2017. Reynolds was killed in the crash and the only person in the car.
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