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Alabama soldier killed at Fort Bragg

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Fort Bragg authorities say 20-year old Pfc. Richard Powell, from Mobile, Alabama was hit by a car and killed early Saturday morning.

It happened on Bragg Boulevard around 1:40 a.m. Eastern time. The driver of the car drove off. A woman is being questioned in the case after being stopped at a sobriety checkpoint not far from where the incident occurred. The case is classified as an unsolved hit and run case at this time.

Powell was recently assigned to the 101st Chemical Company, 82nd Sustainment Brigade at Fort Bragg. His decorations include the National Defense Service Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.

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