Soldier from Long Island killed in Afghanistan

February 1, 2011 3:38:33 AM PST
A soldier from Long Island has been killed in Afghanistan.

The Pentagon says Sergeant First Class Anthony Venetz, JR., died on Friday from injuries he suffered in a non-combat incident.

The 30-year-old grew up in Wading River and was assigned to a battalion based in Fort Bragg.

He is survived by his wife and two children.

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