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Elkhart Soldier killed in helicopter crash

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One of the six U.S. service members killed Tuesday in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan is from Elkhart.

One of the Funeral Directors at Billings Funeral Home in Elkhart tells FOX28 they are handling the funeral for Staff Sgt. Jesse Lee Williams.  We're told Williams was born and raised in Elkhart.

The Funeral Home says Williams family is visiting the Funeral Home tomorrow and they are also waiting to hear from an Army Casualty Officer.

Williams, along with five other people, died when their Black Hawk UH-60 went down in Zabul province.

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