GRAFENWÖHR, Germany — A soldier based in Germany died in Afghanistan on Wednesday, according to the Department of Defense.

Spc. Daquane D. Rivers, 21, of Marianna, Fla., died after he sustained injuries in a noncombat incident in Paktika province in eastern Afghanistan, a press release stated. He was part of the 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Separate Infantry Brigade in Grafenwöhr.

The 172nd deployed to Afghanistan last summer for a 12-month tour.

Staff reports

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