Hardin County native killed in Afghanistan laid to rest on Monday

FORT CAMPBELL, KY (WAVE) - A fallen Hardin County soldier killed by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan will be laid to rest in his hometown of Rineyville.

Services for 1st Lt. Eric Yates are set for 10:00 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown with burial in St. John cemetery in Rineyville.

The 26-year-old was killed September 18th when insurgents attacked his unit with an IED in the Kandahar province.

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