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State employee killed at Volk Field Air National Guard Base

Updated: 3:35 p.m. on July 2, 2019

CAMP DOUGLAS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs says 40-year-old Nicholas Janz died while performing his duties at the base on Monday.

Janz was a facility maintenance specialists at the Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Camp.

DMA is working with local and state officials to review the details of the accident.

The department says Janz will be remembered as a diligent and dedicated employee, and all of the Wisconsin DMA mourns his loss.

Janz had been employed with the department since 2010. He lived in Warrens, Wisconsin with his wife and three children.

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Posted: 8:19 a.m. on July 2, 2019

CAMP DOUGLAS, Wis. (AP) -- Officials say a state employee was killed in an accident at Volk Field Air National Guard Base near Camp Douglas.

The Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs said the department was "deeply saddened" to announce that the employee died while performing their duties at Volk Field on Monday.

WISC-TV reports the department says it is working with local and state officials to review the accident. No details were released.

Officials say the name of the worker is being withheld until family members are notified.

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