An Army team on Tuesday carries the transfer case containing the remains of Army Sgt. Kurt E. Kruize at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Kruize was from Hancock. AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana
Hancock native killed in Iraq
HANCOCK -- A 35-year-old soldier who grew up in Hancock died in Iraq after returning to the country for his second tour of duty, his father has reported.
Army Reserve Sgt. Kurt Kruize died of noncombat-related injuries on Sunday in Baghdad. His body arrived Tuesday night at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.
The St. Cloud unit had been deployed to Iraq in January.
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