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IED kills Eufaula soldier

Source: Fort Drum Public Affairs Office Source: Fort Drum Public Affairs Office

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WARDAK PROVIDENCE, AFGHANISTAN (WTVM) - The Department of Defense confirms a local soldier died supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Twenty-three-year-old  Sergeant Jerry Evans Jr., of Eufaula, AL died August 7th in Wardak Province, Afghanistan from wounds he suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

Evans was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.  

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