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PLR 24-010 - PMV-4 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A 56-year-old Sergeant First Class assigned to the Army National Guard, Union Springs, Alabama, died in a PMV-4 mishap that occurred in Montgomery, Alabama, at local. The Soldier was enroute to weekend drill when he was involved in a single-vehicle accident. The Montgomery Police Department (MPD) responded and transported him to the local medical center. Due to the severity of his injuries, he was placed in a medically induced coma and died 17 days later. The specific circumstances of the mishap, including details about the mishap sequence, use of a seat belt or alcohol use is currently unknown. The unit/safety points of contact are waiting for MPD to release its final report.

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

 

 

  • 2 November 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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