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Fort Bragg paratrooper dies in accident during training jump

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An 82nd Airborne paratrooper was killed during a training jump, officials at Fort Bragg said.

The North Carolina Army post said Spc. Abigail Jenks, 21, of Gansevoort, New York, was part of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, news outlets reported.

According to a news release from the division, Jenks was performing a static-line jump from a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter on Monday when the accident occurred. Officials released her identity on Wednesday.

Jenks was a fire support specialist serving as a forward

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