"Christopher J. Morgan was identified Friday as the cadet killed in the military vehicle accident that also injured more than 20 other cadets and soldiers.
The U.S. Military Academy announced Morgan, part of the class of 2020, was killed Thursday when the military vehicle that he was traveling in rolled over en route to a land navigation training site at about 6:45 a.m. Two soldiers were transporting 20 cadets to participate in normal military training, Lt. Gen. Darryl Williams, the superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy, said Thursday during a news conference.
Morgan, 22, died at the scene of the accident from his injuries, according to a West Point news release.
The incident occurred near the Camp Natural Bridge training site, which is about 8 miles from the West Point campus. Williams said it was “not common for these vehicles to turn over” and described the area where the accident happened as rough, hilly terrain.
A native of West Orange, New Jersey, Morgan was studying law at the academy, according to West Point. He was also a recruited athlete as part of the Army wrestling team..."