WASHINGTON – A soldier from Worcester is among four who were killed in a vehicle roll-over accident in Afghanistan.
The Pentagon says the men died on Saturday in Uruzgan province.
They have been identified as 28-year-old Sgt. Alan Snyder, of Worcester, Mass.; 33-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Alvin Boatwright, of Lodge, S.C.; 37-year-old Sgt. Edward Dixon III, of Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.; and 21-year-old Spc. Tyler Kreinz, of Beloit, Wis.
The Pentagon says the soldiers were assigned to the 4th Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team in Baumholder, Germany.