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Fort Benning soldier collapses and dies during a training run

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FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) -

Military officials confirmed a soldier died this week after collapsing during a 2-mile physical fitness assessment test.

Basic training soldier, Specialist Anthony Walter McGill, died Thursday evening at St. Francis Hospital.   Officials said lifesaving measures were performed on the scene but he never regained consciousness.

McGill, 26, was assigned to the 192nd Infantry Brigade and was originally from Walnut, CA. 

His death remains under investigation. 

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