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Soldier from Longview drowns in North Carolina lake

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Pvt. Jordan Miles drowned Saturday in White Lake, N.C., the Army said in a news release. (Army) Pvt. Jordan Miles drowned Saturday in White Lake, N.C., the Army said in a news release. (Army)

EAST TEXAS (KYTX) - A Longview soldier has died from a drowning accident while swimming at White Lake, N.C.

The Fayetteville Observer reported Fort Bragg paratrooper Pvt. Jordan Miles, 21, and four other people were at Goldston's Beach Saturday when he went under a pier and hit his head.

It reportedly took 20 minutes before Miles' body was found in the pier.

According to the Army Times, Miles, was an intelligence analyst with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade combat Team, 82nd Ariborne Division.

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