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PMV-2 mishap claims one Soldier’s life

A 21-year-old specialist assigned to 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, died in a PMV-2 mishap in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Aug. 24. The Soldier was operating a motorcycle with the right of way when he collided with a truck that turned into his path of travel. He was wearing PPE and had completed the Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Basic Rider Course.

Civilian aircraft
mishap claims one Soldier’s life

A 34-year-old chief warrant officer 3 assigned to the Massachusetts Army National Guard died in a personally owned aircraft mishap Aug. 24 in Hanson, Massachusetts. The Soldier was piloting a civilian aircraft when he crashed near an airport. At the time of the mishap, he was home on emergency leave from Title-10 mobilization in Kosovo.

Civilian aircraft
mishap claims one Soldier’s life

A staff sergeant assigned to the U.S. Army Parachute Team, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, died in a civilian aircraft mishap in Statesboro, Georgia, Aug. 25. The Soldier was participating in an off-duty skydiving event when the plane crashed following takeoff.

PMV-2 mishap claims one Soldier’s life

A 28-year-old staff sergeant assigned to 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, Louisiana, died in a PMV-2 mishap in Burkeville, Texas, Aug. 24. The Soldier was operating a motorcycle when he reportedly lost control after striking loose gravel on the roadway. He was thrown from the motorcycle and struck by an oncoming vehicle. The Soldier had completed the Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Basic Rider Course. PPE use is unknown at this time.

PMV-4 mishap claims one Soldier’s life

A 20-year-old private assigned to 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, died in a PMV-4 mishap in Georgetown, Texas, Sept. 2 at 2 a.m. local. The Soldier was a passenger in a vehicle driven by another Soldier when it struck the rear of a semi-truck/trailer. He was killed upon impact, and the driver was transported to a local hospital with injuries. Alcohol is suspected as a factor in the mishap. n

ACV mishap claims one Soldier’s life

A first lieutenant assigned to 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia, died in an Army combat vehicle mishap Sept. 7 at 9:41 p.m. local. The Soldier was the tank commander of an M-1126 Stryker, supporting live-fire operations on the installation under limited visibility, when the vehicle overturned into a ditch adjacent to the road. He suffered fatal injuries, while the driver and a second Soldier sustained non-fatal injuries. The USACRC is leading a safety investigation into the mishap.

PMV-2 mishap claims one Soldier’s life

A 50-year-old sergeant first class assigned to the Alabama Army National Guard died in a PMV-2 mishap near Pass Christian, Mississippi, Sept. 6 at 6:08 a.m. local. The Soldier was operating a motorcycle on the interstate while on leave when it was reportedly struck in the rear by a vehicle. He recovered from the initial impact and was attempting to remove his motorcycle from the roadway when he was struck by a pickup truck. The Soldier had completed the Basic Rider Course, but personal protective equipment use has not been verified. n