Army Nurse in Afghanistan Dies While Skyping With Wife

Cpt. Bruce Clark worked at Afghanistan medical center
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted May 4, 2012 10:16 AM CDT
This undated photo provided by the US Army shows Capt. Bruce Kevin Clark.   (AP Photo/U.S. Army)

(Newser) – An Army nurse in Afghanistan died Monday in the middle of a Skype conversation with his wife, the El Paso Times reports. The cause of Cpt. Bruce Clark's death has not been disclosed by the Army; an investigation is underway. "Bruce's wife tragically witnessed her husband's death during one of their regular Skype video chats," said a statement from the family. "At the time of the incident, the family was hoping for a rescue and miracle, but later learned that it was not to be." Still, "Bruce's wife and extended family will be forever thankful that he and his wife were together in his last moments."

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