Army Identifies Soldier Killed in Saudi Road Accident
WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Army on Friday released the identity of an American soldier killed Thursday in a vehicle accident in Saudi Arabia.
He was identified as Specialist Robert Allan Noonan, 21, an anti-armor weapons specialist in Company D, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division.
Noonan was killed and two other soldiers were injured in an off-road accident in a Hum-vee, the successor to the military Jeep. One of the injured soldiers was treated and released, the other was treated for a dislocated knee.
Noonan entered the Army in October 1987 and was assigned to Fort Bragg, N.C., in March 1988. He was a native of Cincinnati and is survived by his parents, also of Cincinnati.
The Army is investigating the accident.