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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 208-03
April 07, 2003

DOD IDENTIFIES NON-HOSTILE ARMY CASUALTY

The Department of Defense announced today the name of a soldier who died Thursday when his vehicle ran off the road into a canal in Iraq.

Staff Sgt. Wilbert Davis, 40, of Alaska, was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

The incident is under investigation.