Navy reservist from Massachusetts dies in Africa

(WPRI) — A sailor assigned to a Navy Reserve Unit out of Quincy, Mass. died during his deployment in Africa.

According to the Department of Defense, Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew J. Clement, 38, was deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti to support Operation Enduring Freedom.

The Defense Dept. did not reveal how Clement died, only saying his death Tuesday was the result of a non-combat related injury.

The incident is under investigation.

 

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