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

Base officials confirm that he was not a member of the military.
Base officials confirm that he was not a member of the military.(Arizona's Family)
Published: Apr. 22, 2022 at 8:53 PM MST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

GLENDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - A man is dead after driving through a Luke Air Force Base security checkpoint around 4 p.m. on Friday, according to the U.S. Air Force. Officials say the man refused to follow entry protocols and drove through the checkpoint.

Members of the 56th Security Forces Squadron used an automated vehicle barrier to stop the car. The man died at the scene. Base officials confirm that he was not a member of the military. His death is under investigation by the Glendale Police Department.

Stay with Arizona’s Family as this story unfolds.