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PLR 24-005 - PMV-4 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A 19-year-old Private assigned to Fort Liberty, North Carolina, died in a PMV-4 mishap 15 October 2023 on the installation at 0914 local. The Soldier was reportedly driving when a vehicle operated by another Soldier crossed into his lane and struck him head-on. He was transported to the local medical center, where he died. The other Soldier remains hospitalized in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries. The specific circumstances of the mishap, including the use of a seat belt and speed or alcohol as contributing factors, are currently unknown.

Since FY19, the Army has lost an average of 35 Soldiers a year to PMV-4 mishaps. This mishap was the third fatality of FY24 and above the number of fatalities for the same time last year.

 

 

  • 24 October 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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