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Navy SEAL killed during combat patrol Saturday

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Navy SEAL based in Virginia was killed during combat patrol in Afghanistan.

Petty Officer 1st Class Caleb Nelson, 26, died Saturday when an explosive device struck his vehicle in the Zabul province.

Nelson had been in Afghanistan since March.

He's previously been deployed to Iraq.

He was married and a father of two. 

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