Local Marine Killed in Iraq

by DJ Friday, Apr. 07, 2006 at 11:26 PM

Lance Cpl. Felipe D. Sandoval-Flores was killed in the Sunday rollover near Al Asad, according to the DOD.

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LOS ANGELES -- A 20-year-old Marine from Los Angeles was one of six soldiers killed when a 7-ton truck rolled over in a flash flood in Iraq, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday.

Lance Cpl. Felipe D. Sandoval-Flores was killed in the Sunday rollover near Al Asad, according to the DOD.

He was assigned to the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force based at Camp Pendleton.

Other Camp Pendleton Marines killed in the accident were Cpl. David A. Bass, 20, of Nashville, Tenn.; Lance Cpl. Patrick J. Gallagher, 27, of Jacksonville, Fla.; and Cpl. Brian R. St. Germain, 22, of Warwick, R.I.

Also killed were Hawaii-based Cpl. Andres Aguilar Jr., 21, of Victoria, Texas, and Staff Sgt. Abraham G. Twitchell, 28, of Yelm, Wash. Twitchell was based in Twentynine Palms.

Copyright 2006 by NBC4.tv. City News Service contributed to this report.

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