FORT BENNING, GA - The Soldier who died as the result of a motor vehicle accident Monday night has been identified as Master Sgt. Christopher L. Surtees.
Surtees, 41, of Penscacola, Fla., died when the motorcycle he was riding collided with another vehicle Monday shortly after 7 p.m. The accident occurred on Victory Drive in front of the Raceway gas station.
He was assigned to Fort Benning's Maneuver Center of Excellence Headquarters and Headquarters Company.
Surtees had been on active duty since October 1990, and arrived at his current assignment here in October 2009.