Military officials say a North Carolina native has been killed in combat in Afghanistan.
The Department of Defense announced on Monday that 21-year-old Lance Cpl. Ross S. Carver of Rocky Point, died Sept. 3 while in combat in Helmand province.
Carver was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune.
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