A Private assigned to Fort Bliss, Texas, died in a PMV-2 mishap in El Paso, Texas, at local. The Soldier was involved in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident and was pronounced dead at the scene. The specific circumstances of the mishap, including details of the mishap sequence, use of personal protective equipment or alcohol, are currently unknown. The unit/safety points of contact are waiting for law enforcement 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 seventh PMV-2 fatality of FY24 and above the number of fatalities for the same time period last year.