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Decorated Fort Hood Soldier Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Jonathan Hernandez6 months ago

A decorated soldier from Fort Hood was killed in a motorcycle accident over the weekend.

Details about the Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Multiple sources are reporting that, according to officials, it was a soldier from Fort Hood who died from serious injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident that happened on Sunday, June 5.

The decorated soldier has been identified as 34-year-old Antino Glass. Glass was driving back to his on-post home when he hit livestock near mile marker 6 on East Range Road. Glass was pronounced dead at about 10:10 p.m.

The victim was listed as having been from New Orleans, entering the US Army in 2002 as a Petroleum Supply Specialist. He was currently assigned to 2nd Battalion, 291st Infantry Regiment, in Fort Hood since October 2015. Glass accomplished multiple overseas deployments and had an extensive collection of awards, commemorations, and decorations.

Important Information about Motorcycle Accidents

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in motor vehicle accidents every year in the United States:

  • In 2014, there were a total of 4,295 people who were killed in motorcycle accidents in the United States.
  • During the same year, motorcycle fatalities accounted for about 13 percent of all motor vehicle accident fatalities.
  • Helmets have been proven to be about 37 percent effective in preventing fatalities in motorcycle accidents.

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