Sailor Killed, Others Injured in Fort Knox Accident

It involved a Humvee during training, but details unclear

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted May 17, 2013 11:15 AM CDT

(Newser) – A Navy sailor was killed and several others were hurt in a tactical training exercise at Fort Knox in Kentucky, military officials say. The six sailors assigned to the group were riding in a Humvee when the accident happened Wednesday night, though exactly what happened remains under investigation. Fort Knox is about 50 miles southwest of Louisville and is home to about 14,000 military personnel.

This 2010 image shows an entrance to Fort Knox in Kentucky.
This 2010 image shows an entrance to Fort Knox in Kentucky.   (AP Photo/US Army)
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