Authorities identify Ft. Hood soldier killed in train-involved accident

POSTED: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 12:55pm
UPDATED: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 12:56pm

FORT HOOD, Texas - Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who died of injuries in an incident involving a train July 26 in Copperas Cove, Texas.

Spc. Nicholas Paul Webb, 28, whose home of record is listed as Clifton, Texas, entered active duty service in August 2007 as a Motor Transport Operator. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, since June 2008.

Webb deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from February 2009 to February 2010.

Webb's awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and Overseas Service Ribbon.

Circumstances surrounding this incident are currently under investigation.

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