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Man killed at Luke Air Force Base after driving through security checkpoint

Luke Air Force Base
Posted at 6:54 PM, Apr 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-24 19:04:49-04

GLENDALE — An unidentified man was killed at Luke Air Force Base after failing to follow proper entry protocols Friday afternoon, according to base officials.

Around 3:40 p.m., the man, identified as 30-year-old Jacob Kilby, attempted to enter the base through the South Gate security checkpoint.

Luke AFB officials say the 56th Security Forces Squadron used an "automated vehicle barrier" to stop the vehicle.

Officials say the Kilby was killed.

Kilby was not a member of the military.

The cause of the incident is currently under investigation.