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Soldier from Blackfeet Nation dies after being injured on duty

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More on: blackfeet, military, montana, wars

A soldier from the Blackfeet Nation in Montana died on Friday after being injured while on duty.

Lee James Williamson, 44, was a chief warrant officer for the U.S. Army. He was struck by an improvised explosive device, according to news reports.

It was not reported where Williamson was injured.

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Blackfeet soldier dies after Humvee hit by IED (KFVQ 6/24)
Blackfeet soldier dies after Humvee hits IED (AP 6/24)
Blackfeet serviceman killed in action (The Great Falls Tribune 6/24)

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