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Fort Sam Houston soldier dies during exercise

Soldier was assigned to 56th Signal Battalion

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A soldier stationed at Fort Sam Houston was killed Tuesday during an exercise in Guatemala.

According to a news release from U.S. Army South, the unidentified soldier was killed after a large tree branch fell on a group of soldiers working an engineer project at Las Limones, Guatemala.

Three other soldiers were injured and were airlifted to a hospital in Zacapa, Guatemala. Their conditions were not available.

The incident is under investigation.