82nd Airborne paratrooper dies after SC crash


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Submitted: Thu, 08/29/2013 - 2:44am
Updated: Thu, 08/29/2013 - 11:32am
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FORT BRAGG, NC (AP) — Military officials say an 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper has died from injuries received in a motorcycle accident in South Carolina.

A statement from the 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg said 30-year-old Warrant Officer Anisha Phillips of New York was a chemical, biological, nuclear and radiological technician.

Phillips was killed in an accident in Florence, S.C., last Saturday.

The statement said Phillips served two combat tours in Iraq and tour in Afghanistan.

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