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Sgt. Dale Matthews, of Rolling Prairie, killed in military training exercise

Posted on Jan. 8, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Jan. 8, 2014 at 4:55 p.m.

ROLLING PRAIRIE, Ind. – A man from Rolling Prairie was one of four soldiers killed in a crash off the coast of England on Tuesday, Jan. 7, our news partner WNDU reported.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Dale E. Mathews was killed during a training operation that went awry after the soldiers' plane was downed in a marshy section of a nature reserve.

The New Prairie High School graduate was a special mission aviator, and the crash is still under investigation, WNDU reported.

In a statement released Wednesday, Jan. 8, the U.S. Air Force said, "…we continue to think of the loved ones who are experiencing such a tragic, sudden loss."




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 Chicago Bears defensive back Ahmad Dixon (36) celebrates his fumble recovery against the New York Jets in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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 Chicago Bears defensive back Ahmad Dixon (36) celebrates his fumble recovery against the New York Jets in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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