June 28 2011
A soldier with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C., has been killed in a training accident, reports the Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer.
The incident took place Saturday night during a joint operational access exercise, which simulates traditional airborne operations.
A parachute malfunction was the likely cause of death, according to early reports.
An investigation is underway, said the Army.
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