CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A soldier stationed at Fort Buckner died of severe head injuries early Thursday following a single-car crash in Ginowan.

An Army spokesman said Pvt. Diamond J. Kennedy, 19, of the 33rd Signal Battalion, was pronounced dead at the U.S. Naval Hospital on Camp Lester at 3:33 a.m.

He was taken to the hospital after his car crashed into a utility pole while attempting to pass another car, according to local news reports.

No other occupants were in his car.

The accident’s cause is being investigated by Okinawa and military police.

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