Soldier dies in rollover of military vehicle in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – A soldier died when his military vehicle rolled during training in interior Alaska.
The Army says the crash killed 25-year-old Spc. Marquise Gabriel Elliott on Friday in the Yukon Training Area at Fort Wainwright.
Elliott was driving with one passenger when the vehicle rolled. He was treated at the scene by medics and flown by military helicopter to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The passenger was treated in the field for injuries to his lower extremities.
Both soldiers were from the 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment.
Elliott was from Charlotte, North Carolina. He joined the Army in October 2015. He was assigned to Alaska in April 2016.
Elliott served in Afghanistan from September 2017 to May 2018.
The accident is under investigation.