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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."

 Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is questioned by Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, as she testified before the House Oversight Committee in its examination of a security breach at the White House. The agency that protects the president and his family is under scrutiny after a man climbed over a fence, sprinted across the north lawn and dashed deep into the executive mansion before finally being subdued. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 4:01 p.m.
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