Thursday, April 13, 2006

Soldier Killed In Iraq

Asheville Soldier Killed By Suicide Bomber In Iraq

A suicide bomber in Iraq has killed a soldier from Asheville, North Carolina.

The U.S. Department of Defense said Army Spc. Kenneth D. Hess was on patrol Tuesday when the bomber attacked.

Hess was 26 years old and a graduate of Reynolds High School in Asheville.

Hess is survived by his wife and 10-year-old son.