Fort Hood Soldier Killed in Temple Single-Vehicle Accident

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 18-Oct-2011

A Fort Hood soldier was killed in asingle-vehicle rollover accident in Temple over the weekend, sparking officials to wonder what provoked the crash.

Twenty-seven-year-old Gregory Anthony Salas was driving an older convertible, when he appears to have lost control of the vehicle, crashing into a nearby retaining wall. The impact caused the convertible to rollover, pinning Salas beneath the vehicle.

No other vehicles were involved in the Temple accident and no one else was injury in the wreck, Temple Police Traffic Unit officials said, Monday.

Though the I-35 accident closed down traffic for hours, investigations are still underway.

Salas was a Pvt., who’s home of record was listed as Alamogordo, New Mexico. Salas was assigned to 4th Batallion, 227thAviation Regiment, 1stAir Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry division, since 2007. He deployed to Iraq from April 2009 to April 2010.

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