Elkhart Soldier Killed In Afghanistan (PHOTOS)

By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive

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U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jesse Williams, 30, of Elkhart, Ind.

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    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jesse Williams, 30, of Elkhart, Ind.


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December 18, 2013 Updated Dec 18, 2013 at 10:37 PM EDT

ELKHART, Ind. (21Alive) - An Elkhart soldier died Tuesday while serving in the U.S. Army in Afghanistan.

Staff Sgt. Jesse Williams, 30, was one of six troops killed in a helicopter crash.

The Department of Defense has not officially announced the death of Williams or the other soldiers.

Williams was a graduate of Elkhart Central High School.

He is survived by a daughter.

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