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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 479-03
July 02, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today that 1st Sgt. Christopher D. Coffin, 51, of Bethlehem, Pa, died on July 1 on Highway 8 in Iraq.  Coffin's vehicle ran into a ditch while trying to avoid a civilian vehicle. 

 

Coffin was assigned to the 352nd Civil Affairs Battalion, Riverdale, Md.  The incident is under investigation.