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PLR 24-045 - PMV-4 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A 39-year-old Sergeant First Class assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McCord, Washington, died in a PMV-4 mishap in Tacoma, Washington, at local. The Soldier was operating his vehicle when for unknown reasons he stopped perpendicular in the roadway and was struck by a civilian vehicle. The Tacoma Fire Department and Washington State Patrol responded to the scene and pronounced the Soldier dead. It is currently unknown if speed or the use of alcohol were contributing factors.

Since FY19, the Army has lost an average of 35 Soldiers a year to PMV-4 mishaps. This mishap was the 22nd PMV-4 fatality of FY24 and above the number of fatalities for the same time last year.



  • 10 April 2024
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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