Northumberland County Soldier Killed In Combat

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MILTON — A soldier from Northumberland County was killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense.

Staff Sergeant Thomas Baysore, 32, of Milton died when an enemy combatant dressed as an Afghan soldier attacked his unit Thursday, according to U.S. Army officials.

Sgt. Baysore was a member of the 101st Airborne Division of the U.S. Army and received numerous decorations during his military career.

He is survived by a wife and 5-year-old son.