A U.S. Army Reserve soldier who died this week after severe weather knocked over a tree during training at Fort Pickett has been identified.
Two others were also injured in the incident, which is under investigation, Army officials said in a news release Thursday.
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kevin P. Sullivan, 34, a native of Chesaning, Mich., died from his injuries.
He was a petroleum systems technician assigned to 13th Quartermaster Detachment, 645th Regional Support Group, 103d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), out of Livonia, Mich. He is survived by his mother, father and sister.
The incident occurred during an annual quartermaster logistics exercise, the Army said. On Monday evening, a large tree in the training area fell on Sullivan and also struck a parked, armored Humvee, injuring two soldiers near the vehicle.
The two injured soldiers are assigned to the 362nd Quartermaster Battalion, Kinston, N.C. Both were treated and released from the hospital and are recovering from their injuries.
Sullivan joined the Army in June 2003 and deployed to Iraq from 2007 through 2008. He attended Warrant Officer Candidate School and was commissioned in 2014. His awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device, the Army Service Ribbon, and the Overseas Service Ribbon.