Airman from Red Oak killed in AZ motorcycle crash

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February 12th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. Air Force sergeant from Iowa has been killed in a motorcycle accident inn southern Arizona. A news release from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson says Tech Sgt. Dustin Jackson died after an accident near Saguaro National Park on Friday. His hometown was Red Oak, Iowa. The 36-year-old was taken to a hospital in Tucson where he died. The cause of the accident is under investigation. The Air Force released his name and hometown on Sunday.

Jackson was a crew chief on the base fire department. He enlisted in the Air Force in 2000 and came to Tucson in August 2008. The Air Force says Jackson recently returned from Iraq. He is survived by his parents and a sister.