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Oregon Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

CamoWASHINGTON, D.C. — An Oregon soldier is among four who lost their lives in an Afghanistan attack.

The Pentagon says 24-year-old Private First Class Cody Patterson lost his life Sunday.

The Philomath man’s unit was attacked by enemy forces with in an improvised explosive device.

A Department of Defense statement says Patterson was assigned to Fort Benning in Georgia.