Kentucky soldier killed in Africa

MALI, AFRICA (WAVE) - A Kentucky soldier died in Africa on Friday. Army Captain Daniel Utley was serving in Mali.

The Bowling Green native was on a training mission to help the country combat the growing problem of al Qaeda terrorism.

Captain Utley is survived by his wife.

He was awarded several medals, including the Bronze Star, the Army Commendation, and two Global War on Terrorism Medals during his career.

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