Fort Bragg Solider Killed in Deadly Crash


March 16, 2019

Fayetteville, N.C. – According to the courier-tribune.com, a paratrooper from Fort Bragg is killed in a fatal accident.*

A soldier from Fort Bragg died as a result of a crash with a woman from Sanford.  The accident occurred on Yadkin Road.  She is being charged with driving under the influence for the accident involving the solder, who was riding on his motorcycle at the time of the crash.  

A Fort Bragg soldier is dead and a Sanford woman has been charged with driving while impaired.  The solder tragically died on Sunday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center due to the injuries he sustained in the accident.  He was part of the 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. 

The other driver, a twenty four year old woman from Sanford, has been charged with a driving under the influence and unsafe movement causing injury to a motorcyclist, per a local news release. Police processed her at the Cumberland County Detention center.  She has been released on a $5,000 unsecured bond.  

The accident occurred at around 3:00 a.m. on Yadkin Road close to Horseshoe Road, according to local police. The woman was driving a 2017 Toyota Corolla.  

 “[The decedent] dedicated the last three years of his life as an airborne infantrymen,” said the commander of the 1st Brigade Combat Team. “His tragic loss will be felt by his family, friends and the entire Devil Brigade. He will be missed.″

The deceased became part of the Army back in June of 2015.  He had already undergone Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Georgia, before being transferred to Fort Bragg in August of 2016.  

There are no further details on the accident at this time.  The accident remains under investigation by local authorities.  

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Source:https://www.courier-tribune.com/news/20190311/woman-charged-in-crash-that-killed-fort-bragg-soldier

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