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Fort Lewis soldier dies after physical training

Post by Brian Everstine on June 30, 2009 at 8:47 pm with No Comments »
June 30, 2009 8:47 pm

A noncommissioned officer died Tuesday at Fort Lewis after physical training.

The officer was playing football with his unit when he collapsed on the sidelines, according to a Fort Lewis release. Emergency crews and Madigan Army Medical Center personnel treated him at the scene and moved him to the medical center, where he died.

The officer’s name and unit were not released.

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