One Mississippi National Guard soldier was killed and three others were injured during a training operation at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California on Monday.
Sgt. Kyle Clayton Thomas, 24, of Amory passed away at the training center at Fort Irwin, according to the website of the E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory.
All four soldiers were assigned to the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team out of Tupelo, Miss., according to a press release from the Mississippi National Guard.
The soldiers were participating in a large-scale training exercise when the incident occurred. The three injured soldiers were transferred by military helicopter to a hospital in Loma Linda, California. The hospital has listed them in stable condition.
All four soldiers' families have been notified. The incident is being investigated.
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