A paratrooper from the 82nd Airborne Division has died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident, officials said Monday.

Pfc. Aaron Cordoba-Martinez, 24, was injured Thursday in the crash on Butner Road in Fayetteville at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He died Saturday morning.

Cordoba-Martinez was an infantryman with 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne, at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

"Pfc. Aaron Cordoba-Martinez was an exceptional paratrooper," said Lt. Col. Jacob Larkowich, commander of 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry, in a statement. "In the four short months since he joined the battalion, he touched the lives of his fellow paratroopers and already exhibited the characteristics we look for in young leaders. Always willing to assist a fellow soldier, always seeking opportunities to improve himself and push his team, Pfc. Cordoba-Martinez will be sorely missed."

Cordoba-Martinez joined the Army in November 2014. After training, he reported to the 82nd Airborne Division and was assigned to 3rd BCT in May.

His awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, and the Parachutist Badge.

Cordoba-Martinez is survived by his wife, stepdaughter and parents.

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