WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal West Point training vehicle accident (all times local):
West Point officials say the military training vehicle that overturned, killing one and injuring more than a dozen, was being driven by a soldier on rough terrain.
Authorities say 22 people were injured in the vehicle when it flipped over on a dirt road early Thursday morning.
Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams said Thursday afternoon during a news conference that other injuries sustained in the accident are not considered life-threatening.
Williams said the cadets were being transported to a land navigation site for training, near Camp Natural Bridge.
He said the cadets are seniors at the U.S. Military Academy. Williams had no information on the cause of the accident or the name of the cadet who died.
West Point officials say one cadet was killed and 22 people were injured when a vehicle they were riding in for summer training overturned.
The U.S. Military Academy says the vehicle overturned on a dirt road at about 6:45 a.m. Thursday. Twenty cadets and two soldiers on the light medium tactical vehicle were injured.
Lieutenant Col. Christopher Ophardt could not provide the severity of the injuries or the name of cadet who died.
The accident occurred near Camp Natural Bridge, an area where cadet summer training takes place.
Ophardt says the investigation of the cause of the single-vehicle accident was continuing.
Authorities say a carrier vehicle at West Point overturned in an accident involving at least 20 cadets at a training site.
New York State police said troopers were assisting West Point personnel responding to the Thursday morning crash at the U.S. Military Academy.
West Point officials confirmed there was an accident near Camp Natural Bridge, an area where cadet summer training takes place. They provided no details on the crash.
There was no official confirmation of reports of multiple injuries.
Authorities say emergency responders are at the scene of a multi-vehicle accident at a West Point training site.
New York State police said troopers were assisting West Point personnel responding to the crash.
West Point spokeswoman Katie Felder said the accident Thursday morning was in an area where cadet summer training takes place.
There was no official confirmation on reports of multiple injuries.