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NC paratrooper drowns in weekend accident


WHITE LAKE, NC (AP) — A paratrooper from Fort Bragg has drowned while swimming in White Lake.

White Lake police St. Terry Fell says 21-year-old Pvt. Jordan Miles of Longview, Texas, was swimming with others at the lake Saturday when he apparently hit his head on a pier. Rescuers were called and found his body about 20 minutes later.

Fell says the drowning was ruled accidental.

Miles was an intelligence analyst assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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