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 23-010 - PMV4 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A 21-year-old Specialist assigned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, died in a PMV-4 mishap 13 November 2022 in Goldsboro, North Carolina, at 2245 local. The Soldier was driving westbound with three civilian passengers when they were involved in a head-on collision. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol (NCSHP) responded to the scene. The Soldier, one of his civilian passengers, and the driver of the other vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene. The two other civilian occupants were taken to two different local hospitals. Upon arrival, one of the civilians was pronounced dead. The other civilian is in stable condition. Speed and alcohol use are not suspected. The use of seat belts is currently unknown. The safety/unit points of contact are waiting for NCSHP to release its final report.

Since FY18, the Army has lost an average of 35 Soldiers a year to PMV-4 mishaps. This mishap was the fourth PMV-4 fatality of FY23 and below the number of fatalities for the same time period last year.



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