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Third Infantry Division soldier killed

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Barrett Austin (Source: Family/Bows for Barrett Facebook page and WHNS) Barrett Austin (Source: Family/Bows for Barrett Facebook page and WHNS)
HINESVILLE, GA (WTOC) -

A South Carolina soldier was killed in Afghanistan, the Dept. of Defense announced on Monday.  

Pfc. Barrett L. Austin, 20, of Easley, SC, died April 21 in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries he suffered when he vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device.

The attack occurred April 17 in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. Austin was assigned to the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. 

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