American Canyon soldier dies in Iraq

AMERICAN CANYON, CA

Cole's death was the result of an accidental shooting, Cole's mother said.

The Defense Department announced Monday that 34-year-old Pfc. Jennifer L. Cole died Saturday in Bayji, Iraq.

Officials offered no other details about the circumstances surrounding her death, but said the cause was under investigation.

Cole's death was the result of an accidental shooting, Cole's mother said.

Cole was assigned to the 426th Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, out of Fort Campbell, Ky.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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