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Fort Carson Soldier Killed In Vehicle Accident Identified

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP/CBS4) – The Army has identified a Fort Carson soldier killed in a rollover accident at a Fort Carson training area on Friday night.

Base officials say 31-year-old Staff Sgt. Justin Holt, of Bogata, Texas, was killed and six others were injured when a Stryker fighting vehicle turned over.

Four of the six injured soldiers were treated and released from local hospitals. Two soldiers remain hospitalized at Penrose Main Saint Francis Hospital in Colorado Springs.

“Holt and the injured soldiers were in a Stryker fighting vehicle when the accident occurred,” Fort Carson officials said in a statement. “The unit was conducting a field training exercise at a southern training range on installation. The cause of the accident is under investigation.”

RELATED: 1 Dead, 6 Soldiers Hurt In Rollover Accident At Fort Carson

The names and hometowns of the injured soldiers have not been released.

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