Jerry Milligan died Saturday afternoon from injuries sustained in an accident while working at Spirit AeroSystems.
Officials with Spirit say Milligan was working with a fuselage panel on Thursday when the accident happen. They add all the circumstances surrounding his injury are yet not known.
In a statement released Saturday, company officials say, “We are deeply saddened by the death of our team member Jerry Milligan. The safety and well-being of our employees is our top priority."
Officials with Spirit add they are investigating with the incident, and are cooperating fully with outside authorities.