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Utah soldier dies in accident on Kansas base

First Published Jan 08 2014 10:55 pm • Last Updated Jan 08 2014 11:06 pm

Fort Riley, Kan. • Officials at Fort Riley say a Utah soldier has died at the northeast Kansas Army post in what was described as a vehicle-related incident.

The soldier was identified Wednesday as Spc. Ryan T. Christensen, 29, of Layton. Christensen was a petroleum supply specialist assigned to 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Officials issued a brief statement saying Christensen died Tuesday at a motor pool at Fort Riley. No other details were released.

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