A soldier from Essex County, New York has died in Afghanistan.
Port Henry resident Dain Venne was killed in Afghanistan Saturday.
The 29-year-old National Guard member was reportedly on patrol when a roadside bomb exploded. Dain was with the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division at Form Drum and had served several tours in Afghanistan.
Venne was a firefighter in Port Henry. He attended Moriah Central School, where his mom is a teacher. Flags at the school were at half staff Monday morning.