Fort Benning soldier killed in motorcycle accident

COLUMBUS, GA (WXTX) - A Fort Benning soldier was killed Friday night in a motorcycle accident.

A Fort Benning official says a Third Infantry Division Soldier was killed in a wreck involving a car and motorcycle.

The accident happened 10 pm in front of the K-Mart on Macon Road.

Officials say the soldier is assigned to the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, but his name is being withheld until next of kin are notified.

The driver and passenger of the car were taken to the medical center and are in stable condition.

The accident is currently under investigation by local authorities.

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