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Soldier's death in Afghanistan impacts Alexandria

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A soldier from New London was killed in combat Monday in Afghanistan after his convoy came under fire.

Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, 22, died when a rocket-propelled grenade hit the lead vehicle in which he was a passenger, his father, Rick Clark, said Tuesday.


His death sent sad shockwaves through the Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC). He was a student of the college's law enforcement program, enrolling in the fall of 2006 and graduating in May of 2009.

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