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American Airlines Employee Dies of COVID-19

Posted at 8:44 PM, Apr 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-10 21:44:27-04

TULSA, Okla. — An American Airlines employee based in Tulsa has passed away from the coronavirus.

Steve Williams was hospitalized after testing positive for the virus then later passed, according to officials with American Airlines.

American Airlines released the following statement:

American Airlines is deeply saddened by the passing of our Tulsa team member, Steve Williams, who was hospitalized after testing positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). We extend our deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and our entire team at the Tulsa Maintenance Base. Our focus is on the continued safety and care of his loved ones and our team during this difficult time.

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