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PLR 24-008 - PMV-2 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A 29-year-old Captain assigned to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, died as a result of a PMV-2 mishap that occurred in Leavenworth, Kansas, at local. The Soldier was on his way home when a civilian vehicle attempting to pass another vehicle in the opposite lane struck him head-on. First responders arrived and transported the Soldier to the local hospital. The Soldier died three days later from his injuries. He completed the required Motorcycle Safety Foundation training and was wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment.

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

 

 

  • 1 November 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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