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Ft. Bragg paratrooper drowns in weekend accident

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WHITE LAKE, N.C. -

A paratrooper from Fort Bragg has drowned while swimming in White Lake.

White Lake police St. Terry Fell says 21-year-old Pvt. Jordan Miles of Longview, Texas, was swimming with others at the lake Saturday when he apparently hit his head on a pier. Rescuers were called and found his body about 20 minutes later.

Fell says the drowning was ruled accidental.

Miles was an intelligence analyst assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division.

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