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Preliminary Loss Reports (PLRs)

About Preliminary Loss Reports (PLRs)

PLRs are intended to be used as an engagement tool for leaders to discuss the hazards and trends impacting Soldier safety and readiness. A PLR contains only basic information, as the investigation is ongoing, but provides sufficient background to allow leaders an opportunity to communicate risk at the Soldier level.

 

PLR 24-058 - PMV-2 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A 27-year-old Specialist assigned to Fort Carson, Colorado, died in a PMV-2 mishap in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at local. The Soldier was reportedly involved in a single-vehicle accident. The Colorado State Police Department (CSPD) responded and discovered the Soldier dead at the scene. CSPD notified Fort Carson Military Police. The specific circumstances of the mishap, including the accident sequence details, completion of the required Motorcycle Safety Foundation training, licensing, use of personal protective equipment, speed, or the involvement of alcohol as contributing factors, are currently unknown.

Since FY19, the Army has lost an average of 28 Soldiers a year in PMV-2 mishaps. This mishap was the 22nd fatality of FY24 and above the number of fatalities for the same time last year.

 

 

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