PLR 22-064 – PMV-4 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life
A 29-year-old Staff Sergeant assigned to Fort Hood, Texas, died in a PMV-4 mishap 2 August 2022 in Temple, Texas, at 0500 local. The Soldier was reportedly traveling northbound and was involved in a three-vehicle crash. The Temple Police Department and Texas Department of Public Safety (TDPS) discovered the Soldier dead when they arrived on the scene. Specific information about the mishap is currently unavailable. The safety/unit points of contact are waiting for the TDPS to release its final report.
Since 2017, the Army has lost an average of 35 Soldiers a year to PMV-4 mishaps. This mishap was the 24th PMV-4 fatality of FY22 and below the number of fatalities for the same time period last year.