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Indiana military hero Timothy Johns dies in California car crash

Friday, May 03, 2013
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EODCS Timothy Johns (Brian D. Johns)

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A northwest indiana native is being remembered as a true patriot who loved the military.

Senior Chief Timothy Johns died in a car crash in California.

He was a member of an elite navy group, an explosive ordinance disposal technician.

Johns was awarded a Purple Heart after being injured in Iraq.

Johns' body will be flown to Midway Airport on Saturday.

After a funeral in Indiana, he will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

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