A 26-year-old Sergeant assigned to Fort Campbell, Kentucky, died in a PMV-4 mishap 5 December 2022 at 0222 local. The Soldier was reportedly driving on post when his vehicle left the road and struck a tree at the intersection of 52nd Street and Wickham Avenue. A passing motorist discovered the crash and notified Fort Campbell Military Police. Emergency medical services arrived on scene and the Soldier was transported via Life Flight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), where he later died from his injuries. It is currently unknown if the Soldier was wearing his seat belt or if speed, alcohol, or drugs were contributing factors.
Since FY18, the Army has lost an average of 35 Soldiers a year to PMV-4 mishaps. This mishap was the eighth PMV-4 fatality of FY23 and above the number of fatalities for the same time last year.