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Area soldier has died in Afghanistan

A U.S. Army soldier from Amarillo has died in Afghanistan.

20-year old Genaro Bedoy, died this past weekend after an attack at a checkpoint in Kabul.

Bedoy is a former River Road High School graduate and is survived by his wife and infant daughter.

River Road will host a memorial this Friday night at their homecoming game with donations for the family being taken at the gate and in the school office.

At least 12 such attacks on U.S. soldiers came in August alone.

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