Soldier Dies in Crash

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

A 22-year-old soldier stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia died in a one-vehicle crash in Alabama Saturday night near Auburn.

Lee County coroner Bill Harris says Corporal Joshua Wade Cody of the 75th Ranger Regiment at Benning died about 9:15 p.m.

Harris says the accident happened on Lee County Route 72 in west Lee County. Cody's vehicle ran off the roadway and overturned several times.

The coroner says Cody was ejected in the crash and died from massive head and internal injuries.

Two others in the vehicle were treated and released from East Alabama Medical Center. Their names were not immediately released.

Alabama state troopers are investigating the crash.


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