Thursday, February 22, 2018

Airman hit and killed by bus

Air Force identifies airman killed in Monday bus crash
Air Force Times
By: Nicole Bauke
February 21, 2018

Airman 1st Class Tyler M. Leidholdt was killed when he was struck by a bus early Monday morning near Vandenberg Air Force Base, according to the Lompoc Record.
Tyler Leidholdt was killed early Monday when a bus ran over him as he was lying in the road. His wife, Tasha, right, is eight-months pregnant. (Photo via
Leidholdt, 24, assigned to the 30th Security Forces Squadron, was pronounced dead at the scene after a Santa Maria Area Transit bus driving approximately 60 mph ran him over around 5:30 a.m., according to Lompoc Record.

The bus driver, Manuel Ortiz Jr., of Santa Maria, California, was unable to avoid running over Leidholdt, who was lying in the right lane of southbound Highway One before the bus hit him.
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