Local soldier drowns in Afghanistan - KCTV5

Local soldier drowns in Afghanistan

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A soldier from Liberty, MO, drowned Wednesday in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.

Sgt. First Class Trenton Rhea, 33, drowned while trying to cross a body of water during combat operations.

According to relatives, Rhea lived with his wife and three daughters in Liberty where his wife is a teacher. He was originally from Oakley, KS.

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