Orem Marine killed in Afghanistan

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SALT LAKE CITY -- The U.S. Department of Defense says a Utah Marine has been killed in Afghanistan.

The department notified media outlets late Tuesday night that Lance Corporal Carlos Aragon, of Orem, died March 1 while supporting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

The 19-year-old was part of the 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion of the 4th Marine Division.

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