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Wis. soldier fatally wounded in Afghanistan

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin soldier is dead after being wounded in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense says 24-year-old 1st Lt. Daren Hidalgo of Waukesha died Sunday in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

Hidalgo was wounded when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment in Vilseck, Germany.

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