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Army Staff Sgt. Who Grew Up In Minnesota Killed In Afghanistan

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- A solder with Minnesota ties has died in a bombing in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense says 31-year-old Staff Sergeant Adam Thomas died Tuesday after he was hit by a roadside bomb while on patrol with Afghan forces. Thomas was a Green Beret stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado.

The Star Tribune reports Thomas went to elementary school in the St. Peter area. His parents still live in Minnesota.

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