Fort Bragg, N.C. (October 4, 2021)– a Fort Bragg soldier was killed and four others were injured in an accident involving a military vehicle on Monday afternoon.
The accident happened on Butner Road, near Wilson Park, at Fort Bragg around 12:50 p.m.
The names of the soldiers are being withheld pending next of kin notification.
“This was a tough day here on Fort Bragg,” said Col. Joe Buccino, Fort Bragg spokesman in a press release. “It was a tough day for all of us. Our immediate thoughts right now are on the Family, the men and women of the 16th Military Police Brigade, and the injured Soldiers.”
Butner Road, near Wilson Park, was closed as law enforcement investigated the accident. Drivers were asked to use different routes.
The soldiers identities have not been released.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.
Source: WRAL 5