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Eastern Kentucky soldier dies in Afghanistan

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Department of Defense says a soldier from Johnson County, Kentucky has died in a non-combat related incident while serving in Afghanistan.

Private First Class Joshua S. Gray, 21, of Van Lear, died February 10 at Bagram Airfield. Gray, a satellite communications system operator maintainer, was a member of the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, NY.

Gray joined the Army in November 2012 and had been at Fort Drum since October 2013. The deployment in January 2014 was the first for Gray.

The DoD says how Gray died remains under investigation.

Gray is survived by his mother and father.

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