Yet again, the disheartening news that one of the soldiers identified as Sgt. 1st Class Michael D. Clark, 41, got killed, and nine other soldiers were injured Wednesday in a lightning strike at Fort Gordon, an Army installation in Georgia.
Military officials said that one soldier was a murderer, and nine other soldiers were injured Wednesday in a lightning strike at Fort Gordon, an Army installation in Georgia. The soldier killed was identified as Sgt. 1st Class Michael D. Clark, 41.
A base spokesperson told ABC News that one U.S. Army Reserve soldier died, and nine others were injured after a lightning bolt strike while on a range at Fort Gordon, Georgia.
“A native of Springfield, Mass., served in the Army and U.S. Army Reserve for more than 22 years, deploying four times in support of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan,” the U.S. Army Reserve said in a statement.
Sgt. Clark, the victim, was a devoted husband, father, and patriot who will cherish his leadership, knowledge, experience, and immeasurable love for his fellow Soldiers, said Maj. Stephen W. Rhinehart, commander of the 933rd Forward Resuscitative Surgical Company.
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Around 11 a.m., the lightning struck in a Ford Gordon training area about 140 miles (225 km) east of Atlanta, the state capital outside Augusta, Georgia, in Fort Gordon, home to the Army’s Cyber Center of Excellence, the United States Army Signal Corps and, a training academy for electronic warfare and cyber defense.
The authorities did not immediately know the severity and nature of the injuries.
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Base spokesperson Anne Bowman told ABC News The lightning strike occurred at about 11:10 a.m. while the soldiers were in a training area, fort spokesperson Anne Bowman confirmed to CBS News in a statement. According to the Army Reserve, the soldiers were participating in annual training for military medical units at the time.
According to the Army Reserve, eight injured soldiers remain in good condition.
Fort Gordon’s Department of Emergency Services and EMS responded to the scene immediately, according to Augusta ABC affiliate WJBF.
What Happened To U.S. Army Soldiers?
Bowman said the incident occurred at approximately 11:10 a.m. at Training Area 26 when there was terrible weather and that the soldiers “sustained injuries associated with a lightning strike at one of their training areas.”
According to Bowman, the army rescuer took the injured soldiers to the Dwight David Eisenhower Medical Center at the base for treatment.
According to Anne Bowman, a base spokesperson, the deceased soldier and the nine others injured were all engaged in field training at the time of the lightning strike, coinciding with severe thunderstorms sweeping the area.