U.S. Army Soldier Killed in Clarksville Motorcycle Crash

U.S. Army Soldier Killed in Clarksville Motorcycle Crash

Soldiers assigned to Fort. Spc. Campbell, age 23. A motorcycle and another car collided on Monday night, and the victim has been named as Elijah N. Robertson.

In response to the collision on Fort, the Clarksville Police Department was contacted. At Durrett Dr. and Campbell Blvd. around 10:35 p.m. Before passing away from his injuries sustained in the collision, Robertson was taken by EMS to Tennova Healthcare for treatment.

The 101st Airborne Division, also known as the U.S. According to a Fort Bragg report, the individual served in the 2nd Brigade Combat Team’s 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, Air Assault. Press release from Campbell.

Robertson joined the Army in 2019 as a Combat Medic and went on to complete Advanced Individual Training at Fort Benning, Georgia, and Basic Combat Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He was then appointed to his position at Ft. Sam Houston in Texas. After 2020, Campbell will work as a rifle platoon medic until 2022.

“The tragic passing of Spc breaks our hearts. Elijah Robertson. Elijah excelled in caring for fellow Strike Soldiers as a Medic while we were deployed to Europe and will be missed by all who knew him,” said 2nd Colonel Ed Matthaidess III, the commander of the brigade.

During his time in the military, Robertson was awarded the Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, and Army Service Ribbon.

“Spc. Robertson was a devoted doctor, a superb soldier, and a cherished member of the battalion. We mourn Elijah’s sudden and untimely death and extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends. Our priority is supporting them and his fellow Soldiers during this difficult time, and we honor his legacy as part of the Strike and Blue Spader Families,” said 1st Lieutenant Colonel is in charge of the 26th Infantry Battalion. Col. Jeffrey Black.

Authorities from Ft. Campbell are assisting Clarksville police with their ongoing investigation into the fatal collision.

Reference: www.newschannel5.com

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