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BOYNTON BEACH, FL (WFLX)-  A soldier from South Florida was killed Sunday night in Afghanistan after the vehicle he was traveling in ran over a land mine.

U.S. Army Private First Class Mike Metcalf, 22, had attended Park Vista Community High School before leaving to enroll at the St. John Military Academy in Wisconsin.

Metcalf's mother, Kim Metcalf, said her son enlisted in the U.S. Army after graduating.

Kim Metcalf said her son was honored to serve his country and leaves behind many friends and family all across the country.

Funeral services have not been set.

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