One dead, dozens injured after major accident involving West Point cadets

Task Force 1-28th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division holds a formation at Camp Natural Bridge on May 17th as they prepare to training cadets this summer during Cadet Summer Training. Photo by Brandon OConnor

A military vehicle rollover has claimed a life of two US Army cadets at the United States Military Academy.

In addition to the fataly, others were evacuated for injuries, including several who were reportedly pinned under the vehicle and some with back pain.

The total amount of casualties is not known at this time but it is reported to be around twenty.

According to CBS 2, the rollover took place earlier this morning near the Camp Natural Bridge training site.

Emergency helicopters were dispatched.

“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.

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