WNY Native Killed In Afghanistan

September 27, 2013 Updated Apr 2, 2010 at 5:13 PM EDT

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September 27, 2013 Updated Apr 2, 2010 at 5:13 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW ) A Marine killed in Afghanistan was originally from Western New York.

Marine Sergeant Frank World grew up in Buffalo's Riverside section.

An improvised explosive device went off Thursday, that claimed his life.

Marine Sgt. World leaves behind a wife, three year old son, and a two month old daughter that he never had a chance to meet.

Channel 7's Kyla Igoe spoke to the family, and will respectfully cover this story for Eyewitness News.