A West Point cadet was killed and 22 others were wounded when an armored military personnel vehicle overturned near a training site at the prestigious military academy Thursday morning, officials said.

The chaotic incident unfolded at about 6:45 a.m. when a 2.5-ton capacity Light Medium Tactical Vehicle carrying the crew for summer training flipped over on a dirt road off Route 293 nearby the Camp Natural Bridge training site, the US Military Academy tweeted.


The cadets “were involved in a Light Medium Tactical Vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 6:45 a.m. off Route 293,” the US Military Academy tweeted with elaborating on the details of the accident.

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