FORT BENNING, Ga. (WRBL) — Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence are confirming the death of two service members who were injured by a weather-related incident in the mountains of Georgia.
According to the U.S. Army, a total of five service members were at Yonah Mountain near Dahlonega, Georgia, when a severe weather event caused multiple injuries.
Local media outlet Now Habersham reports that White County Fire Chief Mike Lefevre said part of a tree fell on the service members.
Three of the service members are currently under hospital care, while Fort Benning says they are mourning the loss of the other two.
The identities have not been released at this time.
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