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Soldier Killed, 6 Injured in Fort Carson Training Accident

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One of the entrance signs to Fort Carson is seen in Feb. 2007 in Colorado.AP file

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One soldier was killed and six others were injured during a training accident Friday night at an Army base near Colorado Springs, Colorado, the U.S. military said in a statement. The incident at Fort Carson occurred around 10 p.m., when a vehicle carrying the soldiers rolled over at a training area, the statement said. The injured soldiers were medically evacuated, with one soldier in critical condition.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by this tragedy," the military said in a statement. The cause of the accident is still under investigation and the name of the deceased is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.

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