Carolyn Fleegle

Newark Soldier Dies While Serving in Afghanistan

by Carolyn Fleegle on April 26, 2011 at 5:11 am

The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that a soldier from Licking County has died.

Officials say Army Sgt. 1st Class Bradley Hughes of Newark died Sunday during a non-combat incident in the Kandahar Province of Afghanistan.

The 41-year-old Hughes was assigned to the 528th Sustainment Brigade in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

No other information was released.