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Soldier from Colleton County killed in Afghanistan

Sgt. 1st Class Alvin Boatwright (Photo:Courtesy family of Alvin Boatwright) Sgt. 1st Class Alvin Boatwright (Photo:Courtesy family of Alvin Boatwright)
COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

A soldier from Colleton County was killed in Afghanistan last weekend.

Officials say that Sgt. 1st Class Alvin Boatwright died over the weekend from his injuries after his military vehicle overturned.

The 33 year old was assigned to the 4th battalion, 70th armor regiment, 170th infantry brigade combat team in Baumholder, Germany.

Three other soldiers were also killed in the incident. Funeral arrangements for Boatwright have not been set.

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