Delmar soldier dies after motorcycle crash in Texas

A soldier from Delmar died Thursday of injuries he suffered in a motorcycle accident on April 13.
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A soldier from Delmar died Thursday of injuries he suffered in a motorcycle accident on April 13.

Spc. Cory Kendall Pieper, 26, was stationed at Fort Hood in Texas. The accident took place in Copperas Cove, Texas. News of his death was released by base officials on Friday.

Pieper entered the military at the start of 2010 as a Multiple Launch Rocket System crew member and had been at Fort Hood since August 2011.

He had earned the National Defense Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Services Ribbon and Overseas Service Ribbon.

Officials did not release any additional information Saturday.

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