CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have released the identity of an airman at Cannon Air Force Base in eastern New Mexico who died after collapsing while exercising.
The base says 26-year-old Senior Airman Deanna Richards of Ashland, Massachusetts, collapsed on Friday morning and was brought to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.READ MORE: 'Frightening Anti-Semitism': Jewish Community Focused On Security After Texas Synagogue Hostage Situation
The cause of the death is under investigation.READ MORE: Stoneham Police Officer Needs 30 Stitches To Face And Head After Being Attacked By Dog
She worked as an operations management journeyman at the Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron.
A memorial service is planned Wednesday at the base chapel.MORE NEWS: Eversource Prepares For 'Kitchen Sink' Storm Expected To Bring Snow, Rain And Wind To New England
Richards is survived by her mother, father and two brothers.