82nd Airborne Division paratrooper dies during training accident

North Carolina

FORT BRAGG, NC – MAY 13: A sign shows Fort Bragg information May 13, 2004 in Fayettville, North Carolina. The 82d Airborne Division was assigned here in 1946, upon its return form Europe. In 1951, XVIII Airborne Corps was reactivated here and Fort Bragg became widely known as the “home of the airborne.” Today Fort Bragg and neighboring Pope Air Force Base form one of the largest military complexes in the world. (Photo by Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images)

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (WNCN) – A Fort Bragg paratrooper assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division died during a training operation at Fort Bragg on Monday, according to an 82nd Airborne Division news release.

More information will be released after the next of kin notification.

The investigation is ongoing.

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