Long Beach soldier killed in Iraq
By Press-Telegram staff reports
A soldier who listed his hometown as Long Beach has died from injuries he sustained in the Iraq war, the Department of Defense has reported.
Sgt. First Class Randy Duane Collins, 36, died Tuesday at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., according to a statement from the DOD.
Collins was injured in Mosul May 4 during a mortar attack. Collins was assigned to the Army's 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Irwin.
Further details were unavailable at press time.
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