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Update: Soldier From Fort Leonard Wood Killed In ATV Crash

Update: Soldier From Fort Leonard Wood Killed In ATV Crash

By Greg Brock. CREATED Jul 4, 2013

DIXON, Mo. (AP) - One soldier is dead and another was taken to a hospital in serious condition following an ATV accident in south-central Missouri.
 
The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. Thursday in Pulaski County, a few miles north of the Army's Fort Leonard Wood.
 
The Missouri Highway Patrol says an all-terrain vehicle driven by 25-year-old Timothy Panzar went airborne, struck a tree, flipped over and landed in the Big Piney River.

Panzar and his 33-year-old passenger were thrown into the water.
 
A spokesman for Fort Leonard Wood told KOLR-TV that both men were currently assigned to the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade.
 
Panzar was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other soldier, Erik Kolbow was flown to a hospital in Springfield.

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