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Army reservist killed, 4 Nevada soldiers injured in wreck

May 16, 2019

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say four Nevada National Guardsmen were injured and a U.S. Army reservist died following a rollover wreck in Louisiana on Wednesday.

The Nevada guard says the military vehicle rolled during training at the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, Louisiana.

The injured guardsmen are members of the 72nd Military Police Company in Las Vegas.

Officials say the guardsmen were taken to a military hospital and two have been released. Their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Authorities did not immediately identify the soldiers. The home base of the reservist was not released.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash.

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