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Local soldier dies in Fort Bragg crash

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Posted at 8:36 PM, Nov 25, 2014
and last updated 2015-11-20 20:36:52-05

A soldier from Western New York has died following a crash at Fort Bragg.

WTVD, our sister station in Raleigh, reports that Nethaniel H. Wolfson of Geneseo was  soldier with the 82nd Airborne Division.

Wolfson, 22, died Sunday in a single-vehicle crash at Fort Bragg, officials announced Tuesday. He was a signal systems support specialist.

Details about the crash were not released.

"Spc. Wolfson was an incredibly active and jovial Paratrooper who was well-liked and admired by everyone in his unit," said Capt. Isaac J. Gregory, 122nd ASB rear-detachment commander.

Wolfson's awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Army Service Ribbon.