Fort Hood soldier from Cary dies in Afghanistan

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January 19, 2014 9:20:10 AM PST
The Department of Defense says a soldier based at Fort Hood, Texas, has died in Afghanistan.

Army officials say 22-year-old Spc. Andrew H. Sipple of Cary, N.C. died Friday from a non-combat related incident currently under investigation.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

Sipple had also deployed in support of Operation New Dawn from September 2010 to August 2011.

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