Fort Drum Soldier dies from injuries sustained in an attack in Afghanistan

By Nathan Lehman - 790 WTNY

Published 04/30 2014 10:22AM

Updated 04/30 2014 10:40AM

(WTNY) -- A Ft. Drum soldier has reportedly died as the result of an incident in Afghanistan. The "Daily Freeman", a news paper from Kingston, New york reports that 24 year old Sgt. Shawn Farrell died of injuries sustained in a surprise attack that occurred on his unit.

Farrell was taken to a military hospital in Germany where he died.

The Department of Defense has not officially announced Farrell's death and it's not known what unit with the 10th Mountain Division he was with.

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