Lubbock Soldier Dies In Iraq - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/5/04

Lubbock Soldier Dies In Iraq

A Lubbock soldier has become one of the latest casualties in the rebuilding of Iraq.

25-year-old Army Specialist Israel Garza was killed Sunday. According to relatives, his convoy was ambushed, possibly during a local protest that turned violent. Garza last visited his family in Lubbock just over a month ago. He had only been in Iraq for three weeks before the ambush.

Garza leaves behind a wife and three small children.

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