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PLR 24-047 - PMV-2 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A 34-year-old Staff Sergeant assigned to Fort Story, Virginia, died in a PMV-2 mishap in Newport News, Virigina, at local. The Soldier was riding his motorcycle when he lost control and struck a wooden utility pole. The Newport News police and fire departments arrived at the scene and pronounced the Soldier dead. He was wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment, properly licensed and completed the required Motorcycle Safety Foundation training. 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 16th PMV-2 fatality of FY24 and above the number of fatalities for the same time period last year.

 

 

  • 23 April 2024
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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