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CENTCOMNEWS RELEASE
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

February 28, 2005
Release Number: 05-02-43C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


ONE SOLDIER DEAD, TWO OTHERS INJURED IN VEHICULAR ACCIDENT

LSA ANACONDA, BALAD, Iraq - One 1st Corps Support Command Soldier is dead and two others were injured as a result of a vehicular accident about 20 miles northwest of Tikrit near the town of Bayji Feb. 28 at 4 p.m.

The Soldier who died was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident and the wounded Soldiers were evacuated to nearby hospitals.

The names of the Soldiers are being withheld pending next of kin notification.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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