3 US soldiers killed in accident at Fort Stewart in Georgia

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FILE – Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team in their Bradley Fighting Vehicle during Marne Focus at Fort Stewart, Ga. on March 14, 2019 (Photo by Maj. Peter Bogart/ US Army)

FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — U.S. Army officials say three soldiers were killed and three others were injured when the armored vehicle they were riding in was involved in an accident during training at Fort Stewart in Georgia.

Officials with the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield’s 3rd Infantry Division said in a news release that the accident occurred early Sunday morning. The release had few additional details, and a spokesman said the Army was not saying anything more.

The soldiers were with the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team and were in a Bradley fighting vehicle. They were not immediately identified.

The Army says the three injured soldiers were evacuated and taken to an Army hospital, where they were being evaluated and treated.

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