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Hendersonville soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted April 25, 2011 12:39 p.m. EDT

— A soldier from Hendersonville died Saturday in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said Monday.

Chief Warrant Officer Terry L. Varnadore II, 29, died when the helicopter went down in Kapisa province, officials said. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Varnadore was assigned to the 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.