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Fort Riley soldier, 24, dies in Iraq

WICHITA — A 24-year-old soldier from Fort Riley died this week in a non-combat incident in Iraq, fort officials said today.

Spec. Lashawn D. Evans of Columbia, S.C., died Tuesday. The cause of death is under investigation.

Evans was on his second tour of Iraq, arriving in March. He was a petroleum supply specialist with the 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment of the 1st Infantry Division.

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