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Preliminary Loss Reports (PLRs)

About Preliminary Loss Reports (PLRs)

Preliminary Loss Reports provide leaders with awareness of Army loss and highlight potential trends that affect combat readiness. Within 72 hours of a loss, PLRs provide a synopsis of the incident: unit, date of loss, description of the activity at the time of the death. PLRs do not identify root causes of an accident, as the investigation is ongoing. Further details will be available later on RMIS (account required).

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PLR 22-050 - PMV-2 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A Sergeant First Class assigned to Fort Carson, Colorado, died as a result of injuries from a PMV-2 mishap that occurred 18 June 2022 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at 0900 local. The Soldier was reportedly heading west on Chelton Road when he was struck by a vehicle making a left turn from the eastbound lane. The driver of the vehicle allegedly left the scene was later apprehended. The Soldier was transported to the local hospital and placed in the intensive care unit after undergoing emergency surgery for internal bleeding and a broken pelvis. The Soldier died from his injuries the following day. It is currently unknown if speed or alcohol were factors. This mishap is still under investigation by the Colorado Springs Police Department.

Since 2017, the Army has lost an average of 25 Soldiers a year to off-duty PMV-2 mishaps. This mishap was the 19th off-duty PMV-2 fatality of FY22.

 

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