Second East Texas soldier killed in Afghanistan over weekend
POSTED: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 2:27pm
UPDATED: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 5:15pm
quitman — A second East Texas solider died this past weekend in Afghanistan.
Family members have confirmed that U.S. Army Sergeant Joshua David Powell, 28, of Quitman, was killed Saturday while serving in Afghanistan.
Powell was killed in a Humvee, along with three other soldiers, while serving his country, according to a statement released by the family.
Powell was the son of Quitman residents Ray and Brenda Powell. He was a 2001 graduate of Quitman High School.
Funeral services are pending.