WEST POINT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – An army soldier has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a West Point cadet this summer.

Christopher Morgan was killed and 21 others were injured when their military vehicle overturned on the way to a training exercise outside campus in June.

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West Point cadet Christopher Morgan was killed, 19 other cadets and 2 soldier were injured in a military vehicle crash on June 6, 2019. (credit: CBS2)

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.

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The 22-year-old Morgan was from West Orange, New Jersey and was due to graduate from the famed military academy next year.

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