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UPDATE: New London soldier killed in Afghanistan has local connection

NEW LONDON, Minn. - Ryane Clark, a solider who was a native of New London and studied law enforcement at Alexandria Technical College, was killed Monday in Afghanistan, according to a family member and New London-Spicer school officials.

Clark, 22, is the son of Rick and Tracy Clark of New London. Tracy Clark has noted her son's death on her Facebook page.

School officials were informed Tuesday morning of Clark's death, according to NL-S Principal Kevin Acquard.

No further details on Clark's death were immediately available.

He was a 2007 graduate of New London-Spicer High School.


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