HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894
August 27, 2004
Release Number: 04-08-36C
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
VEHICLE ACCIDENT KILLS ONE, INJURES ANOTHER
BALAD, Iraq - One soldier is dead, and another injured after the truck the two were driving in rolled off an embankment about 4:45 a.m. Aug. 27 near Fallujah.
The injured soldier was evacuated to the 31st Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad and is scheduled to be evacuated to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.
The names of the soldiers are being withheld pending next-of-kin notification, and the cause of the accident is under investigation.
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