Jacob Hess

Jacob Hess.

FORT POLK, LA (KCTV) -- The U.S. Army has confirmed that a soldier from Belton, Missouri died in a training accident at Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Staff Sergeant Jacob Hess, 34, died in a rollover accident involving several Humvees during a training incident on Wednesday.

A dozen other soldiers were injured.

Hess enlisted in the army reserve in 2004. He served two tours of duty in Iraq.

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