Soldier from NC dies in Afghanistan

POSTED: 12:40 AM Sep 22 2013

An Army soldier from North Carolina who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom has died in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense announced Saturday that Sgt. William D. Brown, III of Franklin, N.C. died Thursday, September 19.

He died in Laghman Province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat incident.

His death is under investigation.

Brown was assigned to the 94th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, in Fort Polk, Louisiana.