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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 063-10
January 23, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Pfc. Gifford E. Hurt, 19, of Yonkers, N.Y., died Jan. 20, in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related accident.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery Regiment, 214th Fires Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Sill, Okla.

 

The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

 

                For more information the media may contact the Fort Sill Public Affairs Office at 580-917-2663 or 580-917-7960.