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PLR 24-009 - PMV-2 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A 23-year-old Specialist assigned to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, died as a result of a PMV-2 mishap that occurred on the installation at local. The Soldier wrecked his motorcycle after departing the motor pool. Another Soldier found him unconscious on the side of the road. He was transported to the local hospital and placed in a medically induced coma due to the extent of his injuries. The Soldier died 13 days later from his injuries. He had a valid motorcycle endorsement, completed the Basic Rider Course and was wearing the required personal protective equipment.

Since FY19, the Army has lost an average of 28 Soldiers a year to PMV-2 mishaps. This mishap was the fifth 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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