CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — A Fort Campbell soldier was killed in a one-car accident in Pennsylvania last week.
According to officials at Fort Campbell, a soldier stationed at the Army post died in a Jan. 15 car accident. The statement did not name the soldier.
The soldier, first identified in a report from pennlive.com as Irvin A. Rivera, 22, of Clarksville, was travelling to Brooklyn, N.Y., to visit relatives. The crash occurred at 12:15 p.m. Jan. 15 in the Lurgan Township of Franklin County, Pennsylvania, according to the report.
A 2-year-old girl was uninjured in the crash.
According to the report, Rivera's Toyota Camry was travelling east in the left lane and ran off the right side of the road. Rivera was wearing a seat belt, but died of injuries from impact.
Officials from Fort Campbell have not identified the soldier as of Thursday.
According to a Facebook post Tuesday from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Rivera was a specialist assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment. The post says he died in an accident, but did not provide specifics.
His awards include the Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and Air Assault Badge.