BALTIMORE — The Pentagon says a soldier from Wicomico County is one of two who were killed in Afghanistan.

Forty-eight-year-old Sgt. Maj. Wardell B. Turner of Nanticoke was killed Monday in Kabul when a vehicle carrying an improvised explosive device attacked his vehicle.

Also killed in the incident was 27-year-old Spc. Joseph W. Riley of Grove City, Ohio.

Turner was assigned to Headquarters, United States Army Garrison, Fort Drum, New York.


Follow WNEW on Twitter

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s