Long Island soldier killed in Afghanistan

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December 16, 2012 10:06:24 AM PST
A U.S. Army soldier from Long Island has died in Afghanistan.

Newsday reported (http://bit.ly/U2Buvp) Sunday that the Department of Defense said Sgt. 1st Class Kevin E. Lipari, of Baldwin, lost his life Friday while serving in Logar province.

The 39-year-old was assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, based in Bamberg, Germany.

Defense officials did not immediately provide any details about Lipari's death, which is under investigation.

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