Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Fatal Accident Claimed Lives of 2 Army Captains in Germany

2 officers killed in Germany car crash had combat experience
Stars and Stripes
By Jennifer H. Svan
Published: April 13, 2016

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — The two soldiers killed in a car crash last week near Landstuhl were young Army officers who had served in combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.

The Army has identified the soldiers as Capts. Brandon W. Fuhrman, 30, and Douglas J. Wercinski, 31.

The two were assigned to Headquarters Battery, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, as plans officers, the 10th AAMDC said in a statement.

The soldiers died at the scene of the crash on April 6 on the L363 between Landstuhl and Bann. German police at the time could not determine who was driving the BMW M3, which was found down an embankment in the forest below the road. A woman from Latvia was injured in the crash. One of the men was thrown from the car when it crashed.
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