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Soldier dies after vehicle overturns at training area.

Byline: Alex Diaz

ONE soldier has died and another has been injured at an Army training area, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.

e incident, which is thought to have involved a vehicle rolling over, happened at the Army's Warcop training area.

Warcop, near Appleby in Cumbria, is used as an MoD live ring area.

An MoD spokeswoman said last night: "We can con rm that there has been one fatality in an incident at Warcop training this morning. Next of kin have been informed.

"Another person was injured. An investigation is under way to establish what happened."

" Great North Air Ambulance said itew a teenager to hospital in Middlesbrough after the incident.

It tweeted: "We were called to Warcop at 11.05am after a vehicle overturned. A 19-year-old male was own to Mboro with chest and back injuries. He was stable."


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Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Jun 5, 2014
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