Soldier from NJ dies in Afghanistan

ELIZABETH, N.J. - August 24, 2010

His family doesn't know how Army Spc. Pedro Millet died on Sunday. But they say the 20-year-old's unit was assigned to sweep for mines.

Millet called his mother when he arrived in Afghanistan on Friday to say he wasn't feeling well.

Millet graduated from Elizabeth High School in 2008 and enlisted in the Army.

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Information from: The Star-Ledger, http://www.nj.com/starledger

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