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Fallen veteran honored with Highway name

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BEAVERTON, OR (KPTV) -

A local veteran who died in Afghanistan is being honored as a hero this weekend.

A sign was installed in Beaverton Saturday for John Pelham.

The sign reads "Fallen Hero Memorial Highway - John A Pelham – U.S. Army" and was placed on Walker Road off of Highway 217.

Pelham served as an intelligence specialist in Afghanistan when he was killed last February by enemy fire.

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