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Diver dead after assisting with Fort Hood search operations identified

(Source: Morgan's Point Resort Dive Team) (Source: Morgan's Point Resort Dive Team)
FORT HOOD, TX (KXXV) -

A diver that assisted in the search for a missing man on Fort Hood has died from injuries sustained during the search.

According to the Fort Hood Public Affairs Office, the diver, identified as Lori Pohanka-Kalama,  was a volunteer with the Morgan's Point Resort Dive Team. 

The incident happened at 6:30 p.m.. According to Fort Hood, the boat team personnel requested additional assistance for a diver in distress in House Creek. 

"We extend our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the diver's family, friends, and loved ones during this difficult time," said Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, commanding general of III Corps and Fort Hood in a statement. "We are grateful to everyone who has participated in this operation over the past 6 days, especially our local and regional partners assisting in the search."

A visitation will take place on Friday, April 21 and there will be a public memorial service will take place on Saturday, April 22. 

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