SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — The Sangamon County Coroner has released the name of the Springfield man that died after being injured at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport on April 10.
Sangamon County Coroner Jim Allmon said 55-year-old Gregory Field of Springfield was working with an HVAC system when he sustained blunt force and burn injuries. The man was taken by ambulance to Springfield Memorial Hospital, where he was admitted as a patient.
Fields later died at the hospital at 3:27 p.m.
An autopsy was completed yesterday and preliminary findings suggest Fields died from thermal injuries and blunt force trauma. The death remains under investigation by the Sangamon County Coroner and the State Fire Marshal office.