HOHENFELS, Germany – A U.S. soldier died Tuesday from injuries he sustained last week in a head-on vehicle accident just outside of Hohenfels, an Army spokesman said.
The soldier, whose name is being withheld pending family notification, died at 2 a.m. Tuesday at Regensburg University Hospital in nearby Regensburg, Maj. Nick Sternberg said.
Sternberg, a spokesman for the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, identified the deceased as a male soldier assigned to Hohenfels.
An Army news release stated the soldier was in a two-vehicle accident with a German driver. The accident occurred Thursday, just before sunrise, in the town of Grossbissendorf, northwest of Hohenfels.
Both individuals were taken to the hospital in Regensburg. No information was available on the German driver.
Sternberg said German police are investigating the accident.
Camp A.R.M.Y. application deadline is May 4Children of deployed or soon-to-deploy parents can now register online for this year’s Camp A.R.M.Y. Challenge.
The weeklong camp, which will be held in Germany from June 15-20, will provide concentrations in basketball, culinary arts, soccer and track and field, according to an Installation Management Command-Europe press release.
Students currently in grades 6 through 12 whose active-duty parents have deployed or will be deploying between June 1, 2008, and March 1, 2010, are eligible to apply and must do so by May 4, the press release stated.
A nonrefundable $50 camp registration fee is required when a child is selected to attend. The fee reserves a slot for the child, according to the press release. Camp slots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Complete information and application forms, which will be accepted only online, are available at www.mwr-europe.com.