TAUNTON (CBS) – A bridge over the Taunton River was dedicated on Sunday in memory of a fallen hero.

Sgt. Jared Monti received the Medal of Honor after he was killed in action trying to rescue a wounded soldier in Afghanistan.

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Now, the Route 44 bridge will forever bear the name of the 30-year-old Raynham native.

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“Sgt. Monti will never be forgotten for his sacrifice. Every titan holds their head high knowing they are a part of his legacy,” said Capt. Mark Cleveland, who served with Sgt. Monti.

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The naming of this bridge is especially poignant for Jared’s dad Paul, because the two of them used to fish together from it.