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Soldier From Plymouth Killed In Afghanistan

Army Spc. Steve Gutowski (Facebook)
Army Spc. Steve Gutowski (Facebook)

A soldier from Plymouth has been killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. A relative says Army Spc. Steve Gutowski was among three people who died in the explosion Wednesday. A fourth person was hurt.

Gutowski's uncle, Bob Gutowski, said Friday that his nephew had survived two other explosions near his vehicle while in Afghanistan. He had just been home in August for his sister's wedding.

He described Gutowski as a "guy who loved life and always stood up for what's right."

He says his nephew played football in high school and was considering a career in law enforcement when he got out of the Army.

The Pentagon has not officially announced the death.

This program aired on September 30, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.

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