A memorial service is now set in Lubbock for a 21-year-old soldier killed in Iraq.
Private First Class Rick Salas Junior died Monday when the vehicle he was riding in hit an explosive devise and overturned. Salas lived in New Mexico, but is from Lubbock. He leaves behind a wife, and two children.
His family is holding a memorial service at Saint Patrick Church in Lubbock on Friday at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1603 Cherry Avenue.