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Defense Department Says Soldier from Buffalo Killed in Iraq

By Associated Press

Buffalo, NY – The US Defense Department says a 21-year-old soldier from Buffalo has died in Iraq.

According to military officials, Specialist Jeff LeBrun died Saturday in Baghdad when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb.

LeBrun was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment of the 10th Mountain Division in Fort Drum.