WEST POINT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – An army soldier has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a West Point cadet this summer.Campaign 2021: Early Voting Begins In New Jersey And New York City
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The U.S. Army says the soldier, from the Third Infantry Division is also charged with reckless operation of a vehicle and dereliction of duty. It’s believed that soldier was behind the wheel at the time of the crash.
The 22-year-old Morgan was from West Orange, New Jersey and was due to graduate from the famed military academy next year.MORE NEWS: Alec Baldwin Was Told Gun Was 'Cold' Before Fatal Movie Set Shooting, Court Records Show
He received full military honors before his burial at the historic West Point Cemetery.