WEST POINT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The West Point cadet killed in a training accident on June 6 was laid to rest Saturday.

A funeral for Christopher Morgan was held Saturday afternoon at the cadet chapel on the grounds of the United States Military Academy.

Cadet Christopher Morgan was killed in a truck rollover at West Point on June 6, 2019. (credit: U.S. Military Academy)

Morgan received full military honors before his burial at the historic West Point Cemetery.

Morgan, a West Orange, New Jersey native, died when a tactical vehicle carrying cadets overturned near campus. He was just 22 years-old.

Nineteen other cadets and two soldiers were injured in the rollover incident.


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