Fort Campbell soldier dies during training in Louisiana

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — The Army says a 101st Airborne Division soldier has died from injuries suffered during a live-fire training exercise at Fort Polk, Louisiana.

A statement from Fort Campbell says the soldier died May 10 after participating in the event at the Joint Readiness Training Center. The name of the soldier wasn’t released pending notification of kin.

The Army says the death is under investigation. No further details were immediately available.

Fort Campbell is a sprawling Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee border where the 101st Airborne Division is based.


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