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Soldier's death being investigated
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The Department of Defense announced Wednesday officials are looking into the death of a Fort Stewart soldier who died in Iraq Tuesday.
Pvt. Ronald R. Harrison, 25, died of a non-combat related injury April 22 at Forward Operating Base Falcon near Baghdad.
The Morris Plains, N.J., native was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division's 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team. A Bradley Fighting Vehicle mechanic, Harrison joined the Army in September 2005 and arrived at Fort Stewart in January 2007, Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson said.
Because the circumstances surrounding Harrison's death are currently being investigated, the DoD declined to release further details about the soldier or the incident.
According to an April 24 DoD casualty report, 748 American soldiers have died from non-combat related injuries since the start of the Iraq War in March 2003.  The total number of U.S. troop deaths is now at 4,049.
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