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Bragg soldier killed in Iredell wreck

Posted November 15, 2013

Spc. Stephen McGowan

— An 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper was killed Tuesday in a crash in Iredell County, authorities said Friday.

Spc. Stephen McGowan, 24, of Brunswick, Ohio, served as a cavalry scout with 4th squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team at Fort Bragg.

No other details of the crash were released, and Fort Bragg authorities said the wreck remains under investigation.


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  • CharmedLife Nov 15, 2013

    Doesn't say anything about him wearing/not wearing a seat belt?

  • Just the truth Nov 15, 2013

    Seat belts save lives.

  • mustysteer Nov 15, 2013

    My deepest condolences to his family and friends. God has another angel on guard duty.