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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

July 29, 2005
Release Number: 05-07-24C



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


TASK FORCE BAGHDAD SOLDIER DIES IN VEHICLE ACCIDENT

BAGHDAD, Iraq - A Task Force Baghdad Soldier died when the vehicle he was driving was involved in a single-vehicle accident off base in central Baghdad around 11:30 p.m. on July 28.

The Soldier was taken to an Iraqi hospital where he was pronounced dead. His body was later recovered by U.S. military authorities.

The name of the Soldier is being held pending notification of next of kin. The incident is under investigation.

Task Force Baghdad Public Affairs provided this release. For more information, please contact SFC David Abrams at david.abrams@id3.army.mil.



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