Soldier killed, 6 hurt in training accident on U.S. Army base

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  • One of the six injured is in critical condition, the military said
  • The accident occurred around 10 p.m. local time

(CNN)A late night training accident turned deadly, with one Fort Carson soldier dying and six others suffering injuries in a vehicle rollover accident on the Colorado base, the U.S. military said Saturday.

The accident -- which is still under investigation -- happened around 10 p.m. Friday (midnight ET), according to a military statement.
All of the injured, including one in critical condition, were medically evacuated. The military hasn't identified them or the soldier killed, waiting on next-of-kin notification.
    "Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by this tragedy," the military said.
    Located just outside Colorado Springs, Fort Carson is home to a number of Army units including the 4th Infantry Division.