> 2 Fort Benning soldiers killed, 3 more injured in weather-related incident – WSB-TV Channel 2

2 Fort Benning soldiers killed, 3 more injured in weather-related incident – WSB-TV Channel 2

WHITE COUNTY, Ga — Two Georgia soldiers have died after a weather-related incident in north Georgia.

The U.S. Army said it happened at north Georgia’s Yonah Mountain.

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The soldiers were stationed at Fort Benning near Columbus.

The Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning Public Affairs Office said three other soldiers were hurt and in the hospital.

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Details on the accident have not yet been released, so it is unclear what weather-related event led to the soldiers’ deaths and injuries.

The names of the soldiers who were involved have also not been released.

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This is the second weather-related accident involving Georgia soldiers in the past month.

On July 20, one soldier died and nine others were injured after they were hit by a lightning bolt while on a range at Fort Gordon.

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