Ga. soldier dies in Afghanistan

EATONTON, Ga. -- A 2009 Putnam County High School graduate was killed Sunday by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, according to published reports.

The Telegraph newspaper in Macon says Army Spc. Erica Alecksen had been a military police officer with the 978th Military Police Brigade since August 2010.

Alecksen, who listed Eatonton has her hometown on Facebook, was assigned to Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas.

She was deployed to Wardak, Afghanistan.

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