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Arizona Afghanistan Veteran Died After High Speed Chase

Girlfriend: I-17 chase suspect was Army veteran battling PTSD
AZ Family News
By Zahid Arab
Jan 26, 2017

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5)
The girlfriend of a man who stole work truck in Gilbert and led troopers on an I-17 chase says he was an Army veteran dealing with PTSD.

Brad Moore, 29, drove nearly 95 miles before he drove off the road and died near Camp Verde Tuesday.
Moore finished his service several years ago. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
“That’s not him at all. I would have never expected something like that ever,” said the woman who asked we not use her name.

His family says Moore served in the Army as a paratrooper during a tour in Afghanistan. The 29-year-old finished his service several years ago.

While DPS calls what Moore did criminal, the woman says those that knew him say it’s out of character.

“We lost such a beautiful soul. He had the most contagious laugh and smile. It just lit up the room,” she said.
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