Pocatello Soldier Dies in Afghanistan

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0  Updated at 2:43 pm, April 23rd, 2012 By: Managing Editor
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(POCATELLO) – A Pocatello soldier was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan last week. 33-year-old Chris Workman was among four soldiers who died in the crash last Thursday. Workman grew up in Rupert and graduated from Minico High School. He later completed a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Idaho State University. Workman was serving in the 71st Chemical Company stationed in Hawaii. He was responding to a call to evacuate seven Afghan police officers who had been wounded in a suicide bombing.