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Mesquite Army officer dies in parachute accident

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A senior Army officer from Mesquite died in a parachute accident at Fort Bragg in North Carolina.

Col. Darron Wright died Monday.

The Army has not confirmed his identity, but his friends in the military commented on their loss on social media.

Wright served as a deputy brigade commander in Iraq and was the first operations officer for the 7th Infantry Division.

He wrote a memoir called "Iraq Full Circle" about his 2009 to 2010 tour of duty there.

He leaves behind a wife and three children.

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