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Hickam airman dies from injuries after fall

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A 20-year-old Hickam airman died Friday from injuries he received earlier this month when he fell doing emergency repairs on a roof on base.

Airman First Class Rickey Wagoner, of Linden, Texas, died Jan. 25 from injuries he sustained after falling on Jan. 8 while doing emergency repairs to a wind-damaged roof.

He was with the 647th Civil Engineer Squadron and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Works Department.

The cause of the fall is being investigated by the Air Force and the Navy.

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