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PLR 20-071 – PMV-2 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A Master Sergeant assigned to Fort Carson, Colorado, died in a PMV-2 mishap 16 August 2020 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at 0030 local. The Soldier was riding his motorcycle on the wrong side of the road, with his wife as a passenger, when he collided with an oncoming vehicle. Both the Soldier and his wife were pronounced dead at the scene. Motorcycle Safety Foundation training and the use of personal protective equipment is unknown at this time. Alcohol was suspected as a factor. This mishap is under investigation.

Since FY16, the Army has lost an average of 28 Soldiers a year to PMV-2 mishaps. This was the sixteenth fatal off-duty PMV-2 mishap of FY20 and below the number of PMV-2 fatalities from this time last year.



  • 21 August 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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