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Cartersville native in fair condition after wreck at Army post

Pvt. Hannah New, of Cartersville, is in fair condition after a military vehicle struck a formation of soldiers at a training base and killed two others Friday at Fort Jackson in South Carolina.

A spokeswoman for Palmetto Health in Columbia said in a news release on Monday that Pvt. Emmett Foreman, of Daleville, Alabama, is in critical condition, and Pvt. Hannah New, of Cartersville, is in fair condition after last Friday’s accident at Fort Jackson.

The Army says it has started a thorough investigation.

Spokeswoman Tammie Epps said at least two other soldiers have been released from the hospital.

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