Soldier from Washington dies from swimming accident in Germany

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A soldier from Washington, North Carolina, died in a swimming accident in Germany, according to Stars and Stripes.

Spc. Melvin Douglas Spruill Jr. was pulled from a lake in Riedstadt-Leeheim by other service members on August 6, the news outlet reported.

He later died in a hospital.

Army officials are investigating the incident. 

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