Aa stunned nation mourns at the tragic news that a life has been lost at the historic U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
“West Point Military Police confirmed an armored personnel carrier was involved in the accident, but we're still not clear on many other details.”
The incident occurred Thursday morning “at the Camp Natural Bridge training site near the US Military Academy at West Point, which is about a 45-minute drive away from New York City.”
"These courageous cadets and soldiers represent the best of New York State and our country, and we owe them a debt of gratitude for their bravery in choosing to serve our country and protect our freedoms."
"We are deeply saddened to hear of this morning's tragic accident at West Point that resulted in the death of a cadet and several injuries. The young men & women who choose the path of service to attend our military academies represent the very best our nation has to offer."
President Trump spoke out about the tragedy.
“So sorry to hear about the terrible accident involving our GREAT West Point Cadets. We mourn the loss of life and pray for the injured. God Bless them ALL!”
This is a developing story. Please check back later for updates.