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December 07, 2006
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FBI agent killed during live-fire training in Va.

 The Associated Press

Quantico, Va. -- An FBI agent was killed Wednesday during a live-fire training exercise, the agency said.

Supervisory Special Agent Gregory J. Rahoi, 38, of Wisconsin, was shot Wednesday during the exercise at Fort A.P. Hill, a sprawling Army base about an hour south of Washington.

Rahoi was flown to Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, where he later was pronounced dead, the FBI said in a release.

Rahoi joined the FBI in 1997 and had served with the agency's Hostage Rescue Team for the past six years.

Fort A.P. Hill hosts about 60,000 soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines annually at the 76,000-acre post's live-fire ranges and other training facilities. Federal law enforcement agencies also use the facilities on a regular basis, the FBI said.

The last time someone died during live fire training at Fort A.P. Hill was in December 2000, said Ken Perrotte, a spokesman for the base.

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The FBI and Army are investigating the incident.






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