East Texas Soldier Killed In Iraq

Kilgore native, 19-year-old Private First Class Stephen Eugene Wyatt was killed Monday in Iraq. Wyatt was traveling in a convoy that came under attack in Bilad. Military reports show the convoy was hit by an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. He died as a result of his injuries. Wyatt married his wife, Kelly, in February. He was deployed to Iraq just one month later. Funeral services have yet to be planned.