Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Fort Bragg solider died in parachute accident while training

Fort Bragg soldier dies in training exercise
By Caitlin Dineen
Staff writer
September 23, 2013

A Fort Bragg soldier died Monday in a parachute accident during a training exercise, officials said.

The soldier was a member of the 18th Airborne Corps. The soldier's identity has not been released pending notification of family.

"Our prayers are with the soldier's family as they begin to work through this terrible tragedy," Fort Bragg officials said in a news release.

This is the first Fort Bragg soldier to die in a parachute training accident in two years.
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