Central Point Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

(Courtesy: U.S. Army Fort Drum & 10th Mountain Division)

CENTRAL POINT, OR (KPTV) - An investigation is underway into the death of an Oregon soldier who was serving in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense said Spc. Branden Tyme Kimball, 21, from Central Point, died at the Bagram Airfield on Wednesday.

Officials said he did not die in combat, but did not give any further details.

Kimball was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Drum, New York.

The U.S. Army Fort Drum & 10th Mountain Division posted a message on Facebook, saying in part, "Our hearts reach out to those that will grieve for him today, tomorrow, and long into the future."

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Mr pickles

R.I.P. soldier.

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