Colorado Soldier Dies In Iraq After Noncombat Incident

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – The Defense Department says a soldier from Colorado Springs has died from injuries he suffered in a noncombat incident in Iraq.

The military says 25-year-old Sgt. Mark A. Cofield died Sunday in Baghdad.

Cofield was assigned to the Headquarters Battalion, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C.

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