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Soldier from Venice area killed in Afghanistan

A Venice-area soldier was killed in Afghanistan Saturday following an enemy attack, according to the Department of Defense.

Sgt. First Class William K. Lacey, 38, of Laurel, was part of a unit in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan attacked with a rocket propelled grenade by enemy forces, according to a release from the Department of Defense.

Lacey was assigned to 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division out of Fort Knox, Ky.

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