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Alabama soldier killed in Iraq

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A U.S. Army soldier from Albertville has died in Iraq.

The Department of Defense said in a Tuesday news release that Spc. Justin Saint of Albertville died Oct. 15 from injuries received in a noncombat related incident in Baghdad.

The 22-year-old Saint was assigned to the Special Troops Battalion of the 18th Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, N.C.

The incident is being investigated and the military did not release any details.

Saint was a communications security clerk.

He joined the Army in May 2005 and was assigned to the Special Troops Battalion in January 2007.

He deployed to Iraq in February.

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