PIO Sgt. DeeAnn Servey
UPDATE- Airmen and his wife identified in crash.
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
12/15/2014 – HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Base officials announced today the identity of the Hill AFB Airman and his wife who died in a rollover vehicle accident Saturday morning.
Staff Sgt. Derek Ramos, a pharmacy technician with the 75th Medical Group, and his wife Emily, died at the scene of an off-roading accident in Bountiful, Utah. Their two children survived the accident and are currently under the care of family members.
“Our heartfelt condolences go out to the Ramos’ children, their family and friends,” said Col. Ron Jolly, 75th Air Base Wing commander. “This is a loss to all of us, and our thoughts are with those grieving during this difficult time.”
Ramos was 34 years old and worked as the Non-Commissioned Officer-in-Charge of the Satellite Pharmacy, 75th Medical Support Squadron. He joined the Air Force in February 2005 and arrived at Hill Air Force Base in August 2010.
“Sergeant Ramos was an outstanding Airman with a passion for life. He and Emily were a faithful couple that loved serving others. Derek and Emily will be terribly missed but their legacy will live on through their children and in the many lives of the men and women they touched. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the families during this time,” said Lt. Col. Jeffrey Cook, 75th Medical Support Squadron commander.
The accident is under investigation by the Davis County Sherriff’s Department.
PIO Sgt. DeeAnn Servey
At 0942 today Davis County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a Jeep roll-over accident on Skyline Drive up Bountiful Canyon. The Jeep had 4 passengers inside, 2 adults and 2 minors. The two adults, 1 male and 1 female have died at the scene as a result of their injuries and the 2 minors have been flown via medical helicopter to a local hospital with critical injuries. There were several witnesses of the accident who are all assisting detectives at this time. Bountiful PD, South Davis Metro Fire, Utah Highway Patrol and Davis County Sheriff’s Office are currently i the process of investigating this accident. Skyline Drive will be closed until the investigation is complete. We are unable to release further information concerning the victims in this accident pending notification of their next of kin.