An armored personnel carrier crashed during a training exercise for the West Point Military Academy Thursday, killing at least one person,
At least 20 cadets were reported to be inside the vehicle, said to be a Light Medium Tactical Vehicle (LMTV), which was near the Camp Natural Bridge training site in Orange County, New York when it overturned on Route 293 and Natural Bridge Road, New York’s NBC4 is reporting.
Several cadets are reportedly injured, and helicopters are at the scene to take them to area hospitals. At least one cadet has already been airlifted.
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) June 6, 2019
Five cadets may have been pinned under the vehicle after it rolled over, CBS News is reporting.
“There has been an accident in the vicinity of the Camp Natural Bridge training site. Emergency vehicles are responding. Please avoid Route 293. More information will follow,” the U.S. Military Academy tweeted.
Camp Natural Bridge is a training site for cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
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