Army Confirms Fort Campbell Soldier's Death In Iraq

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) -- The Army has confirmed that a Fort Campbell soldier was killed in Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near her vehicle.

The Army says 30-year-old Second Lieutenant Tracy Alger of New Auburn, Wisconsin died Thursday from wounds suffered in the explosion.

Alger was a quartermaster officer assigned to the Forward Support Company, Third Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, Third Brigade Combat Team.

Alger's mother, Pauline Knutson, says family and friends put up a memorial Saturday in Wisconsin.

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