The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), on Jan. 25, announced the death of a U.S. Army soldier in a vehicle rollover accident in Syria while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR).
The deceased was identified as Spc. Antonio I. Moore, 22, from Wilmington, N.C. Moore was assigned to the U.S. Army’s 363rd Engineer Battalion, 411th Engineer Brigade, based in Knightdale, N.C.
Spc. Antonio I. Moore died on January 24 in Deir ez Zor Province, Syria while conducting route clearing operations.
The incident is under investigation, said a DoD statement.