At least one person has been killed near a training site around the West Point Military Academy north of New York City, West Point confirmed on Thursday.
Twenty cadets and two soldiers were wounded in the accident, according to West Point.
One cadet is reported deceased, 20 cadets and two soldiers are wounded that were involved in a Light Medium Tactical Vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 6:45 a.m. off Route 293.
— U.S. Military Academy (@WestPoint_USMA) June 6, 2019
The accident involved an armored personnel carrier, according to CNN. The network reported that first responders are at the scene, including New York state troopers and West Point police.
CNN: One person killed in accident at West Point in New York pic.twitter.com/dCvuvtSQQ9
— TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) June 6, 2019
This is a developing story.
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