Afghanistan's Pres. Sends Condolences to Utah Soldier's Family

Afghanistan's Pres. Sends Condolences to Utah Soldier's Family

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DRAPER, Utah (AP) -- The family of a Utah National Guard soldier killed in Afghanistan last month has received a letter of condolence from Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai.

Second Leiutenant Scott Lundell of West Valley City died November 25th when his artillery patrol was engaged by enemy forces. He was 35.

Lundell's wife, Jeanine Lundell, issued a statement of thanks today.

It says: My heartfelt thanks go out to everyone for their love, support and prayers in behalf of my family at the passing of my husband Scott. ... The outpouring of kindness from family, friends, neighbors, the community, the people of the state of Utah and people all over the world has been absolutely incredible."

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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