Soldier identified in fatal Schofield Barracks crash

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS (HawaiiNewsNow) - The 25th Infantry Division soldier who died in a vehicle crash at Schofield Barracks has been identified.

Spc. Phillip S. Bullins was pronounced dead at the scene following a two-vehicle crash just after 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

Three other soldiers, including two males and one female, were also injured and transported to the Queen's Medical Center in serious condition.

According to officials, one of the vehicles rolled down an embankment and crashed into a fence.

Bullins, 23, of Carthage, North Carolina, was assigned to A Company, 1 Battalion, 27th Inf. Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

Military officials say Bullins served as an Infantryman and Stryker Vehicle Driver during 2nd Brigade Combat Team's most recent deployment to Iraq (June 2010 - June 2011), which supported Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn.

His awards include The Army Commendation Medal and the Combat's Infantryman's Badge.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


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