PLR 24-026 - PMV-4 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life
A 26-year-old Sergeant assigned to the Army National Guard, Camp Mabry, Texas, in an inactive-duty status died in a PMV-4 mishap in Fort Worth, Texas, at local. When the Soldier did not report to first formation, the chain of command contacted the Soldier’s sister, who was able to receive a location from his phone. The detective assigned to the case confirmed the Soldier was involved in a fatal vehicle mishap. The specific circumstances of the mishap, including the mishap sequence, use of seat belt and speed or alcohol as contributing factors, are unknown. The unit/safety points of contact are waiting for law enforcement to release its final report.
Since FY19, the Army has lost an average of 35 Soldiers a year to PMV-4 mishaps. This mishap was the 12th fatality of FY24 and above the number of fatalities for the same time last year.