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Local Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Brant Lake, New York - September 21, 2009

A soldier from the Adirondacks has been killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan.

31-year-old Private Jeremiah Monroe of Brant Lake, New York was killed Thursday in Kandahar when his vehicle was hit with an improvised explosive device.

Monroe was a combat engineer with the 10th Mountain Division out of Fort Drum.

He is survived by his wife, daughter, brother and mother.

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