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PLR 24-048 - PMV-2 Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A 21-year-old Soldier assigned to Fort Bliss, Texas, died in a PMV-2 mishap at local. When the Soldier failed to show up for the morning formation, the command team initiated a missing Soldier battle drill but was unable to find him. The Soldier’s family was contacted, and they were able to locate the last place his phone was reported. The command team notified the Directorate of Emergency Services, went to the location and found the Soldier dead 50 feet from his motorcycle. It is currently unknown if he was licensed and had completed Motorcycle Safety Foundation training. It is also unknown if speed or the use of alcohol were contributing factors. 

Since FY19, the Army has lost an average of 28 Soldiers a year to PMV-2 mishaps. This mishap was the 17th PMV-2 fatality of FY24 and above the number of fatalities for the same time last year.

 

 

  • 24 April 2024
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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