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    The Department of Defense reports that a US civilian died in non-combat incident in Saudi Arabia.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — A US civilian participating in Operation Inherent Resolve died in Saudi Arabia on Aug. 18, the Department of Defense said in a press release.

    "The Department of Defense announced today the death of a civilian who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve," the release stated on Friday.

    Daniel Hoadley, 54, of the US state of Colorado died from a non-combatant related incident, the release stated. The incident is under investigation, the release added.

    Hoadley was working with the Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program in Saudi Arabia as a part of the Office of the Program Manager, the release stated.

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