Fayetteville man killed overseas

August 5, 2009 4:51:30 AM PDT
Military officials announced Tuesday that a Fayetteville man was among three soldiers killed in Afghanistan Sunday.The Army Special Forces said 27-year-old Captain Ronald Luce and two others, 43-year-old Severin W. Summers and 42-year-old Alejandro Granado, were killed by a roadside bomb.

Authorities said the men died when their vehicle was struck by a 'command wire improvised explosive device,' while 'conducting a tactical ground movement.'

Luce was a Special Forces team leader in Jackson, Mississippi. He is survived by his wife Kendahl and daughter Carie of Fayetteville.


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