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PLR 24-027 - PMV-2 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A 21-year-old Active Guard Reserve Specialist assigned to the U.S. Army Reserves, Denton, Texas, on special work support status, died in a PMV-2 mishap 31 January 2024 in Flower Mound, Texas, at 1952 local. The Soldier was reportedly traveling on the roadway when a merging civilian vehicle struck him. The Flower Mound Police Department (FMPD) and emergency medical services arrived and pronounced the Soldier dead at the scene. The specific circumstances of the mishap, including the Soldier’s use of personal protective equipment, completion of the required Motorcycle Safety Foundation training, licensing, speed or the involvement of alcohol, is currently unknown. The unit/safety points of contact are waiting for FMPD 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 10th PMV-2 fatality of FY24 and above the number of fatalities for the same time period last year.
 

 

  • 12 February 2024
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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