Three Soldiers Die in Humvee Wreck - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

02/16/05

Three Soldiers Die in Humvee Wreck

A deadly weekend accident in Iraq killed three Fort Stewart soldiers. Twenty-one-year-old Spec. Dakotah Gooding of Des Moines, Iowa; 22-year-old Sgt. Rene Knox, Jr., of New Orleans; and 26-year-old Sgt. Chad Lake of Ocala, Florida died when their Humvee flipped over in a canal in Balad.

More than 1,460 members of the US military have died in Iraq since the war began in March of 2003.

Reported by: WTOC staff

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