Soldier was killed

A U.S. Soldier was killed during a vehicle accident that occurred Aug. 1, 2023 near Tirschenreuth, Germany.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2023 Release No. 23-08-001
U.S. Soldier killed in traffic accident
WIESBADEN, Germany – A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to the 2nd Cavalry Regiment died during a
vehicle accident, which occurred Aug. 1, near Tirschenreuth.

The Soldier was traveling in a Stryker when a civilian semi-truck struck the military vehicle as it
merged onto Autobahn 93.

Civilian medical personnel treated and transported the Soldier to a local hospital, where the medical
staff pronounced the service member dead.

No other U.S. Army Soldiers travelling in the Stryker received injuries.
The incident is currently under investigation.
Pending next of kin notification, we will provide no further details.
For further queries, please e-mail the U.S. Army Europe and Africa media desk at:

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