Funeral held for West Point cadet killed during training exercise

A West Point cadet killed during a training accident was laid to rest Saturday.

News 12 Staff

Jun 15, 2019, 4:09 PM

Updated 1,800 days ago

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A West Point cadet killed during a training accident was laid to rest Saturday.
Cadet Christopher Morgan was killed last week when the tactical truck he was on rolled over as he was heading to a summer military training camp.
A funeral was held at the Cadet Chapel followed by a burial at the academy's cemetery.
The Academy's Commandant of Cadets, Major General Steve Gilland, said Morgan was an "an exemplary classmate and teammate" and was "tremendously proud to be a cadet."
The 22-year-old West Orange resident was studying law and legal studies. He was also on the Army's wrestling team.
Morgan was expected to graduate in 2020.
 


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