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PLR 23-023 - Other Ground Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A 28-year-old Staff Sergeant assigned to Camp Carroll, Korea, died in an other ground mishap 18 January 2023 in Waegwan, Korea, at 0300 local. The Soldier reportedly fell off the roof of her apartment building. A Non-Commissioned Officer from the unit notified first responders and the chain of command. Local first responders arrived on the scene, found the Soldier nonresponsive and immediately began lifesaving measures. Upon arrival to the local medical center, the Soldier was pronounced dead by the attending physician. No further details are currently available. The unit/safety points of contact are waiting for local authorities to release their final report.

Since 2018, the Army has lost an average of three Soldiers a year to off-duty other ground mishaps. This mishap was the first off-duty other ground fatality of FY23.


  • 26 January 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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