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PLR 23-086 - PMV-2 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A 44-year-old Sergeant assigned to the Army National Guard, Ada, Oklahoma, on Title 32 orders, died in a PMV-2 mishap 5 August 2023 in Ada at 0740 local. The Soldier was traveling from his home to his drill location when he was involved in a single-vehicle crash. He was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The specific circumstances of the mishap, including completion of the required Motorcycle Safety Foundation training, proper licensing, speed and the Soldier’s use of personal protective equipment, are currently unknown. The unit/safety points of contact are waiting for law enforcement to release its final report.

Since FY18, the Army has lost an average of 24 Soldiers a year to PMV-2 mishaps. This mishap was the 28th PMV-2 fatality of FY23 and above the number of fatalities for the same time period last year.


  • 10 August 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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