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PLR 22-061 – PMV-2 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A Private First Class assigned to Fort Knox, Kentucky, died as a result of injuries from a PMV-2 mishap that occurred 14 June 2022 in Hardin County, Kentucky, at 2344 local. The Soldier was found lying in a field, presumably thrown from his motorcycle. Paramedics arrived on scene and immediately transported the Soldier to the local hospital where he was pronounced dead. It is currently unknown who notified authorities or if speed or alcohol was involved. The Soldier had completed the required Motorcycle Safety Foundation training. This mishap is still under investigation by local law enforcement.

Since 2017, the Army has lost an average of 25 Soldiers a year to off-duty PMV-2 mishaps. This mishap was the 21st off-duty PMV-2 fatality of FY22.

 

  • 1 August 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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