US soldier serving in Syria dies from injuries sustained in rollover accident

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Spc. Antonio I. Moore, 22, was on his first deployment when he died.

January 26, 2020, 4: 04 PM

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A 22- year-old U.S. Army Reserve soldier serving in Syria has passed away from injuries he sustained in a lorry rollover mishap

Spc. Antonio Moore was performing route clearance operations as part of Operation Inherent Fix in Deir ez-Zor Province in eastern Syria when he passed away Friday, according to the Army. It was his first deployment.

Moore, who is from Wilmington, North Carolina, enlisted in the Army in 2017 as a battle engineer, officials stated. He was designated to the 346 th Engineer Business, 363 d Engineer Battalion, 411 th Engineer Brigade, in Knightdale, North Carolina.

About 750 troops remain in eastern Syria, The Associated Press reported, citing military authorities.

” The 363 rd Engineer Battalion is deeply saddened at the loss of Spec. Antonio Moore,” Lt. Col. Ian Doiron, 363 rd Engineer Battalion commander, said in a statement Saturday. “Antonio was one of the best in our development. He will be missed out on by all who served with him. We will now concentrate on supporting his family and honoring his tradition and sacrifice.”.

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Moore’s awards and designs consist of the National Defense Service Medal and the Army Service Ribbon. He is endured by his mom, stepfather, three brothers and a sister.

The accident is under examination.

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