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Memorial Service Set for Fort Bragg Paratrooper

Posted September 4, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— A Friday memorial service is scheduled for a Fort Bragg paratrooper killed during a training exercise.

Staff Sergeant Sandy Denson died Tuesday. Sources say his reserve parachute burst open and swept him out of a plane. Denson fell to his death after his main parachute deployed and got tangled with the reserve.