Soldier Killed During Training Exercise At Fort Hood

KILLEEN, Texas (AP) – Officials say a soldier has been killed while participating in medical helicopter evacuation training at a U.S. Army post in Texas.

Fort Hood officials say the aircraft crew was doing hoist training when the soldier was killed Tuesday night on a range south of an airfield at the post in Killeen.

Officials say the HH-60M aircraft and crew were from the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley in Kansas.

Additional details were not immediately released.

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