Fallen Hero: Ohio Soldier Killed In Iraq

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(WOIO) - The Department of Defense announced the death of an Ohio soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom on Tuesday.

Spc. Marko M. Samson died May 31st in Tikrit, Iraq of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

The 30-year-old Columbus man was assigned to the 277th Aviation Support Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

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