Soldier dies after 2-mile run during fitness test

Published: Jul. 28, 2016 at 11:39 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 28, 2016 at 11:41 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Army officials say a non-commissioned officer has died at Fort Jackson at the end of a physical fitness test.
Fort Jackson spokesman Patrick Jones said in a news release that the solider finished the final event in the test - a two-mile run - just before collapsing Thursday. He died at the hospital a short time later.
Jones says the soldier was from Delta Company, 120th Adjutant General Battalion and was attending a senior leadership course. His name has not been released.
The Army is investigating the death.

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