RPG kills soldier, 20, from Tickfaw in Afganistan

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Defense Department says a 20-year-old soldier from Tickfaw has been killed in Afghanistan by a rocket-propelled grenade.

A news release Tuesday said Spc. Christopher R. Drake died Sunday in Bagram when the RPG hit his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1084th Transportation Company, 165th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, 139th Regional Support Group based in Reserve.

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