Fort Wainwright Soldier Dies From Injuries

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A Fort Wainwright soldier passed away yesterday from injuries he sustained February 3rd on post. 33 year old Sergeant Brian Peter Sawyer was a helicopter repairman for the 1st Battalion, 52nd aviation regiment.

He was initially treated at Bassett Army Community Hospital, before being transferred to Joint Base Lewis– McChord in Washington due to the severity of his injuries.

Sawyer's death is under investigation by the Army Criminal Investigation Command.