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Lawton Soldier Dies In Explosion In Afghanistan

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2nd Lt. Tobias C. Alexander 2nd Lt. Tobias C. Alexander
LAWTON, Oklahoma -

Authorities say a soldier from Lawton was one of two soldiers killed in an attack in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense announced Monday that 2nd Lt. Tobias C. Alexander of Lawton died from wounds he sustained after his unit was attacked by an improvised explosive device on Sunday. He was 30 years old.

Capt. Jesse A. Ozbat, a 28-year-old Georgia native was also killed in the explosion. Both men were assigned to the 168th Brigade Support Battalion, 214th Fires Brigade at Fort Sill Army in Lawton.

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