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PLR 23-013 - PMV-4 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A 38-year-old Sergeant First Class assigned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, died in a PMV-4 mishap 1 December 2022 at 2331 local. The Soldier was traveling southbound on South Main Street when his truck reportedly collided with a tree. Officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to the reported vehicle collision. Forsyth County emergency medical services arrived on the scene and pronounced the Soldier dead. The Winston-Salem Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit responded and assumed the investigation. It is currently unknown if the Soldier was wearing his seat belt and whether speed, alcohol, or drugs were contributing factors. The investigation is ongoing.

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

 

 

  • 8 December 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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