Fort Bragg soldier killed in training accident in Louisiana

Jacob Hess_1558044517571.JPG_87838511_ver1.0_640_360_1558055285214.jpg.jpg

A Fort Bragg soldier was killed in a training accident on Wednesday at Fort Polk in Louisiana, according to a report from Army Times

Staff Sgt. Jacob Hess, 34, was killed in a vehicle rollover that injured a dozen others. Hess was assigned to the 97th Civil Affairs Battalion, 95th Civil Affairs, at Fort Bragg.

“Jacob was a talented noncommissioned officer and dedicated member of the brigade,” his commander, Col. Charles Burnett, said in the release. “He will be greatly missed by those who had the great fortune and opportunity to know him.”


Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

LKQD Outstream

Trending Stories