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PLR 24-006 - PMV-2 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A 39-year-old Staff Sergeant assigned to Fort Jackson, South Carolina, died in a PMV-2 mishap in Columbia, South Carolina, at local. The Columbia Police Department (CPD) responded and is investigating the mishap. The Soldier was properly licensed, completed the required Motorcycle Safety Foundation training and was wearing the required personal protective equipment. The specific circumstances of the mishap, including details about the mishap sequence and alcohol use, are currently unknown. The unit/safety points of contact are waiting for CPD to release its final report.

Since FY19, the Army has lost an average of 28 Soldiers a year to PMV-2 mishaps. This mishap was the second PMV-2 fatality of FY24 and above the number of fatalities for the same time period last year.



  • 25 October 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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