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Texas Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A Texas man has died fighting for his country in Afghanistan.

25-year-old Staff Sergeant Michael C. Murprhey of Snyder died on Sunday after his unit was attacked with an I-E-D.

Murphrey was based at Fort Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska.

At least five other paratroopers from that base have died in the last three weeks.

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