By Kevin Jefferies
Fannin County – An American soldier from Fannin County died Afghanistan Tuesday. 31 year old Michael Shank on Bonham was killed when his Humvee ran over a landmine during routine patrols. The Staff Sergeant was a graduate of Dodd City High School. Shank had been in Afghanistan for six months and served a previous tour in Iraq two years ago. He is survived by his wife and two young daughters.