3 U.S. Soldiers Killed, 3 Injured in Crash Involving Armored Vehicle at Fort Stewart in Georgia

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An M3A3 Bradley fighting vehicle is seen during a live-fire training exercise at Fort Stewart, Georgia, on March 10, 2016. (Credit: Pfc. Payton Wilson/ U.S. Department of Defense)

An M3A3 Bradley fighting vehicle is seen during a live-fire training exercise at Fort Stewart, Georgia, on March 10, 2016. (Credit: Pfc. Payton Wilson/ U.S. Department of Defense)

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U.S. Army officials say three soldiers were killed and three others were injured when the armored vehicle they were riding in rolled over into water during training at Fort Stewart in Georgia.

Officials with the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield’s 3rd Infantry Division said in a news release that the crash occurred around 3:20 a.m. Sunday. The release had few additional details and did not identify the soldiers.

The soldiers were with the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team and were in a Bradley fighting vehicle.

The Army says the three injured soldiers were evacuated and taken to an Army hospital, where two of them were treated and released. A third soldier was transferred to another hospital, though his injuries were not considered life threatening.

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