Hoosier Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

By Eric Dutkiewicz

Hoosier Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

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    Kyle Osborn played football and wrestled at Lafayette McCutcheon High School, from where he graduated in 2005.

    (Lafayette Journal & Courier)

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September 16, 2012 Updated Sep 16, 2012 at 10:52 AM EDT

MUQER, Afghanistan (Indiana's NewsCenter) - The Department of Defense announced Saturday the death of a Hoosier soldier in Afghanistan.

Army Sgt. Kyle B. Osborn, 26, of Lafayette, was killed in combat on Thursday. Defense officials say Osborn was part of a unit attacked by insurgents using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire.

Osborn, a 2005 Lafayette McCutcheon High School graduate, was stationed in Vicenza, Italy.

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