Fort Hood soldier from Cary dies in Afghanistan

January 20, 2014 

— The military says a Fort Hood soldier from Cary has died in Afghanistan of injuries not related to combat.

Defense Department officials said Saturday that Spc. Andrew Sipple, 22, died Friday in Kandahar. The Army is investigating the incident that caused his death.

Sipple was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas.

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