Officials ID Body of Airman Killed in Panhandle Boating Accident

By  | 

Fort Walton Beach, FL - Wildlife officials have identified the airman from Hurlburt Field who died after a boating accident in the Florida Panhandle.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission identified the airman Monday as 20-year-old Colby Siegel. The commission told the Northwest Florida Daily News ( ) his body was found near the marker his boat struck.

The body was found Sunday morning. A cause of death has not yet been released.

Authorities say the boat Siegel, 19-year-old Taylor Wimberly and 23-year-old Derek Richards were riding on grounded itself after the accident. Wimberly and Richards were not seriously injured.

Hurlburt Field is the Air Force's Special Operations Command headquarters.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. powered by Disqus