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Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted September 20, 2010 3:26 p.m. EDT

— A Fort Bragg soldier died Saturday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Monday.

Sgt. First Class Ronald A. Grider, 30, of Brighton, Ill., died in Kunduz province of wounds suffered when he was struck by machine gun fire.

Grider was assigned to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command.