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Release No: 952-03
December 15, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


            Spc. Rian C. Ferguson, 22, of Taylors, S.C., died Dec. 14, 2003, outside forward operating base Quinn, Iraq.  Ferguson fell from the light medium tactical vehicle in which he was a passenger.  Ferguson died of his injuries.  Ferguson was assigned to the Regimental Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment based in Fort Carson, Colo.


            The incident is under investigation.

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