Two soldiers die in accident at Fort Jackson

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Two soldiers die in accident at Fort Jackson

The deadly accident took place at the Fort Jackson Army base near Columbia, South Carolina, while specific details surrounding the tragedy have yet to be released.

Two soldiers are dead and six others are injured after being struck by a military vehicle at the Fort Jackson Army base in SC.

Fort Jackson called the incident "tragic" and said the cause will be investigated.

A military vehicle crashed into a troop formation Friday afternoon at Fort Jackson Army base near Columbia, South Carolina.

When asked if this was an intentional act, Fort Jackson officials said they could not confirm and that the investigation is ongoing. Officials in that Army installation's public affairs office said on Twitter that two of the six injured soldiers were critically hurt.

The names are being withheld pending the notification of the next-of-kin.

This is a developing story; check back for more updates.

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