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Columbia soldier dies in Iraq

Feb 17, 2011 5:05:00 PM - thestate.com
Spc. Lashawn D. Evans, 24, of Columbia, died Feb. 15 in Baghdad province, Iraq, in a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division,Fort Riley, Kan., according to a release from the U.S. Department of Defense.

The release stated Evans died while supporting Operation New Dawn.

A spokesman for the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley could provide no other details.

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