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|March 1, 2005
Release Number: 05-03-01C
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SOLDIER DIES FROM INJURIES SUSTAINED IN VEHICLE ACCIDENT
LOGISTICS SUPPORT AREA ANACONDA, BALAD, Iraq - A second 1st Corps Support Command Soldier is dead March 1 from injuries sustained during a vehicle accident that occurred about 20 miles northwest of Tikrit near the town of Bayji Feb 28.
The Soldier was evacuated to a combat support hospital in Tikrit Feb. 28 to be treated for head injuries, later dying as a result of those injuries.
The name of the Soldier is being withheld pending next of kin notification.
The accident is currently under investigation.
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