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California soldier dies in Afghanistan of 'non-combat' injury

California soldier dies in Afghanistan of 'non-combat' injury
Army Spec. Terry Hurne (U.S. Army)

A U.S. soldier from California has died in Afghanistan from a "non-combat-related incident," the Pentagon announced.

Spec. Terry Hurne, 34, of Merced, died June 9 in Logar Province. He was part of the 10th Mountain Division, 710th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team from Ft. Drum, N.Y.

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Hurne, who enlisted in 2009, was on his second deployment to Afghanistan. He was a utilities equipment repairman.

No further details on his death were released.

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