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Death of Fort Bragg soldier under investigation

Posted January 31, 2020 11:10 a.m. EST

PV2 Caleb Smither

— The death of an 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper at Fort Bragg is under investigation, officials said Friday.

PV2 Caleb Smither, 19, of Lubbock, Texas, died Jan. 21 of unknown causes.

Smither was a construction equipment repairer assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team. He joined the Army last May and arrived at Fort Bragg in December.

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