Rupert Soldier Dies In Afghanistan
The family of a U.S. Army soldier from Rupert received news Friday that their son had been killed when their helicopter crashed in Afghanistan. Minico High School graduate, 33 year old Chris Workman, died in that crash as they were evacuating wounded from a suicide bombing site. The Army has not determined the cause of the crash although they did say that weather was being considered a principal cause at this time. Funeral services are pending.