Fort Carson Soldier Dies in Noncombat Incident in Iraq

FILE -- As the sun rises, a Soldier hikes along a 12-mile road march course. (U.S. Army: Sgt. Scott Lamberson)
FILE -- As the sun rises, a Soldier hikes along a 12-mile road march course. (U.S. Army: Sgt. Scott Lamberson)

FORT CARSON, Colo. — The U.S. military says an Idaho soldier assigned to Fort Carson, Colorado, has died in a noncombat incident in Iraq.

The Defense Department said Wednesday that 20-year-old Spc. Michael T. Osorio died Tuesday in Taji, Iraq. No details were released, and the military said an investigation was underway.

Osorio was from Horseshoe Bend, Idaho. He was an intelligence analyst in Fort Carson's 3rd Armored Brigade, part of the 4th Infantry Division.

He enlisted in the Army in July 2017 and was on his first deployment.

His decorations included the Army Commendation Medal and the Army Achievement Medal.

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