A guardsman based in Fort Payne, Ala., died Thursday in Khabari Crossing, Kuwait, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related accident, the Department of Defense Today.

Spc. Adrian L. Avila, 19, of Opelika, Ala., was assigned to the 1343rd Chemical Company, 151st Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Battalion, 115th Fires Brigade of the Alabama Army National Guard, in Fort Payne, Ala.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

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