Southern Colorado Soldier Dies in Iraq

By: AP
By: AP

An Army soldier from Pueblo serving in Iraq has died after an explosive device detonated near his military vehicle.

The Defense Department has identified him as 32-year-old Staff Sergeant Gavin Reinke. He was one of two soldiers who died after the explosion yesterday in Baghdad.

Also killed was Specialist Bryan Quinton of Sand Springs, Oklahoma.

Both men were assigned to the Fifth Engineer Battalion, First Engineer Brigade at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

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