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New Informtaion In Death Of Local Soldier

Posted June 3rd, 2014 @ 6:19am

Fort Bragg, N.C. -- Word this morning that a parachute that was used in an Army training exercise in which a local soldier died had been under scrutiny in the past.

The Army had suspended use of the parachute after a separate deadly training exercise at Fort Bragg in 2011. The Army though later lifted the suspension after determining the parachute was safe.

Sgt. Shaina Schmigel, 21, of Medina, died Friday during a paratrooper exercise.

The investigation into to her death continues.

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