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.READ MORE: State Senator Calls for Audit After Out-Of-State Company Gets Big Colorado Construction Projects
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.”READ MORE: On National Latina Equal Pay Day, Latino Worker In Colorado Shares 'Frustrating' Experiences
The names and hometowns of the injured soldiers have not been released.MORE NEWS: 'This Is A Wakeup Call': Colorado Governor Says State Is Running Low On ICU Beds Due To COVID Cases
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