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Fort Bragg Soldiers In Critical Condition After Collision With A Log Truck

12:07 AM, Jan 5, 2014   |    comments
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LAURINBURG, N.C. -- Several members of an honor guard from Fort Bragg were critically injured Friday morning while heading to a military funeral.

According to the NC Highway Patrol, the accident happened near Laurinburg after colliding with a log truck around 10 a.m. Friday morning.

There were 10 members of the 82nd Airborne Division honor guard together in a van. Trooper John Mark  says the driver didn't yield to truck. The truck hit them on the right side of their van.

Officials charged the van' s driver, Arthur Lee Horton Jr., with Failure to Yield.

Soldiers injured now at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill:

Nathaniel Jamison - good condition

Joshua Furr - critical condition

Soldiers injured now at Scotland Memorial Hospital in Laurinburg:

Richard King - critical but stable condition

Christopher Somers -  critical but stable condition

William Schmidt -  critical but stable condition

Joshua Provost - serious condition

Soldiers treated and released from Scotland Memorial Hospital:

Thomas Kelazquez

William Mira

Rahul Tangirala


NC Highway Patrol

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