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Missouri soldier laid to rest after Texas training accident

BALLWIN, Mo. - A Missouri soldier is laid to rest after dying during special training in Texas. Family and friends gathered Monday morning at Manchester United Methodist Church for the funeral of 28-year-old Staff Sgt. Sean Devoy. He died September 12th in a fall during a medical helicopter evacuation training at Fort Hood, Texas.

The Army said Devoy was a flight paramedic who touched countless lives during his service. He served several tours overseas, one deployment in Germany and three in Afghanistan. Devoy earned more than a dozen awards and medals.

The Patriot Guard escorted the funeral procession to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery where he was buried with full military honors.  Staff Sgt. Sean Devoy  is survived by his wife, his parents and a brother.