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Hutchinson man dies of injuries in Iraq

HUTCHINSON — A serviceman from Hutchinson has died in Iraq from injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday.

Sgt. Ralph Mena, 27, died Tuesday in Tikrit, Iraq. He was assigned to 72nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 7th Signal Brigade, 5th Signal Command, Mannheim, Germany. Further details were not available.

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