WEST POINT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – An army soldier has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a West Point cadet this summer.Judge Esther Salas Returns To Bench More Than 7 Months After Son Killed, Husband Wounded In Attack
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.READ MORE: Gov. Murphy Announces COVID Vaccine Eligibility Expanding To Teachers, More Essential Workers
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: Stimulus Check Update: Some May See Even More Money From Potential Economic Relief Package
He received full military honors before his burial at the historic West Point Cemetery.