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2 US soldiers killed, a dozen injured after transport vehicle flips in Alaska

A U.S. Army transport vehicle flipped outside Salcha, Alaska, on Monday, leaving two soldiers dead and 12 others injured.

According to a news release from U.S. Army Alaska, 17 soldiers were riding in a light medium tactical vehicle used to transport troops when a “single military vehicle accident” happened on a dirt road heading into the Yukon Training Area.

Army spokesperson John Pennell told local outlet KTUU the soldiers, who are part of the 11th Airborne Division, were participating in training exercises.

“At some point, the driver lost control of the vehicle, and it flipped,” Pennell said.

The incident remains under investigation.

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