U.S. Army officials in South Carolina confirm a 19-year-old soldier from Minnesota has been found dead at Fort Jackson.

A base spokesperson says the Army National Guard soldier was found unresponsive at a field location Wednesday morning.

The soldier’s unit took life saving measures while contacting emergency medical services but he couldn't be saved. The man was pronounced dead at a hospital.

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The Minnesota National Guard identifies the soldier as Pvt. Connor J. McGurran, a native of Owatonna, Minnesota, who enlisted in the Guard in September.

An investigation into the cause of death is being conducted.

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