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1 Soldier killed, another hurt in a vehicle training exercise at Ft. Irwin

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U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga., conducting support fire at NTC/Fort Irwin on Feb 19, 2020. (Photo by SPC Estevan Hidalgo Operations Group)

FT. IRWIN, Calif. — One U.S. Army Soldier was killed and another Soldier was injured Monday morning in a vehicle accident within the grounds of the National Training Center, officials said.

According to a press release, “the two soldiers are assigned to the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and were participating in a large-scale training exercise at the time of the incident.”

The injured Soldier was released after being medically cleared by staff from the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.

The deceased Soldier’s name is being withheld until next of kin notification.

The incident is currently under investigation.

Additional information will be updated as it becomes available.

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