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Hoosier Soldier Dies In Baghdad Car Accident

Last updated on Tuesday, March 3, 2009

(NOBLESVILLE) - A 21-year-old Hoosier soldier died in Iraq over the weekend, just days before he was scheduled to return home.

Donte Jamal Whitworth died Saturday in a traffic crash about fifty miles west of Baghdad.

Whitworth is a 2005 graduate of Noblesville High School. He is the 133rd soldier with Indiana ties to die in Iraq or Afghanistan since 2003.

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