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Ft. Campbell soldier dies in Afghanistan

An American soldier with Kentucky ties has been killed overseas.

Staff Sergeant James Hunter, who was a Lexington native, and another solider were killed in Afghanistan in an explosion Friday. Hunter was a member of the Ft. Campbell-based 101st airborne division. Hunter was in Afghanistan just under a month. We're told the 25 year old had also served previous tours in Iraq.


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