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Members of the Patriotic Club Riders precede the hearse carring the coffin of Sgt. Matthew Harmon along U.S. Highway 2 east of Fosston, Minn Saturday afternoon. Harmon was killed in Afghanistan and was buried Saturday in his hometown of Lengby, Minn. Forum Communications Photo/John Stennes

Hundreds come out to pay respects to Sgt. Matthew Harmon, killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan

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FOSSTON, Minn. -- Holding American flags and wiping away tears, hundreds of people from across the Upper Midwest paid their final tribute Saturday to Sgt. Matthew Harmon, a U.S. Army diesel mechanic who made the ultimate sacrifice for his country.

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Harmon, 29, died Aug. 14 in Afghanistan from injuries he sustained while on active duty in the U.S. Army.

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