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Vanderbilt student killed in Israel was Fort Hood soldier

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FORT HOOD, TX (KXXV) -

A former Fort Hood soldier and West Point graduate who served tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan was the Vanderbilt University student stabbed to death during a series of attacks in Israel, officials tell the Associated Press.

Taylor Force, a 28-year-old MBA student, was killed during a school-sponsored trip to learn about startup companies overseas.

Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos called the incident a ``horrific act of violence'' but provided no more details.

News Channel 25 reach out to military officials for comment but have not yet gotten a response.

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