NC Soldier Dies In Training Accident At Fort Drum

By: Tom Skinner
By: Tom Skinner

A soldier from North Carolina has died after collapsing during physical fitness training at Fort Drum, New York.

Fort Drum officials say 25-year-old Specialist James Weber of Spring Hope, North Carolina, died last week at the Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, New York. The Army says the cause of death is under investigation.

Weber was in the 10th Mountain Division. He was assigned to the
Division Special Troops Battalion and served as a forward observer.
He entered the Army in February.


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