Military officials said a 22-year-old soldier from southeast Texas died following a noncombat related incident that happened in Afghanistan.
The Defense Department on Tuesday identified the soldier as Spc. Anthony R. Maddox, of Port Arthur. Port Arthur is located about 90 miles east of Houston.
DOD officials said Maddox died Monday in Landstuhl, Germany.
The incident in Andar, Afghanistan, is under investigation.
Maddox was assigned to the 10th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, N.Y.