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Funeral Held for West Point Cadet Who Died in Rollover Accident

WABC-TV reports speakers included former president Bill Clinton — Morgan's father had been part of the president's security detail

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    Funeral Held for West Point Cadet Who Died in Rollover Accident

    A West Point cadet killed during a training exercise has been laid to rest at the academy's cemetery.

    The funeral for Christopher J. Morgan was held Saturday at the United States Military Academy.

    WABC-TV reports speakers included former president Bill Clinton. Morgan's father had been part of the president's security detail.

    West Point's Commandant of Cadets, Maj. Gen. Steve Gilland, called the 22-year-old "an exemplary classmate and teammate" and said the young man from West Orange, New Jersey, was "tremendously proud to be a cadet."

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    Morgan was killed last week when a tactical truck overturned on the way to a military training camp. Nineteen cadets and two soldiers operating the vehicle were injured in the accident.

    At West Point, Morgan studied law and was on the Army's wrestling team.