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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 718-09
September 16, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

 
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 
 
            Spc. Demetrius L. Void, 20, of Orangeburg, S.C., died Sept. 15 at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when a military vehicle struck him while conducting physical training. He was assigned to the 57th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 11th Signal Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas.
 
            The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
 
            For more information media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993; after hours (254) 287-2520; or via the internet at Fort Hood’s News Center online at http://www.hood.army.mil/news.paos.aspx .
 
 

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