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AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy – An airman assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing died early Friday at a hospital in nearby Pordenone, according to a news release issued by the wing.

The name of the airman is being withheld until next-of-kin are notified, according to the release. Capt. Agneta Murnan, head of the wing’s public affairs office, said she could provide no further details on the circumstances of the death. Italian authorities are conducting an investigation.

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