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West Point cadet killed in accident; 22 injured 'Light medium tactical vehicle' overturns in wooded terain

Jun 07, 2019 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

WEST POINT, N.Y. - A vehicle loaded with West Point cadets on summer training overturned in rough, wooded terrain Thursday, killing one cadet and injuring several others, the U.S. Military Academy said.

The tactical vehicle operated by two soldiers overturned at about 6:45 a.m. as it was headed to a land navigation site as part of standard summer cadet training, said West Point's superintendent, Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams.

The two soldiers were injured along with 19 cadets in the Cl...