Man dies after car crashes into military vehicle at Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — A North Carolina man was killed Wednesday when the car he was riding in struck a military vehicle at Fort Bragg. 

A Fort Bragg spokesperson says the accident happened around 5 p.m. on Chicken Road. 

The person who died has been identified only as a male from Raeford.  His name is being withheld pending notification of family members. 

Another person who was in the car was not seriously injured, the spokesperson said.  The second person was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for treatment. 

According to the spokesperson, the man’s car was heading east when it struck a Caiman Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle, which was entering the roadway from the post’s Range 52. 

Army medics who were on the scene provided “immediate” assistance, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Military police and special agents from the Army Criminal Investigation Command are investigating the crash. 

No other details were immediately available. 

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