Mo. soldier killed in Afghanistan

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Department of Defense has announced U.S. Army Private Jonathon Hostetter was killed in an attack in Afghanistan.

Hostetter was a native of Humphreys, Missouri.  The town is located just north of Kansas City.

He and another soldier died when enemy combatants hit their unit with an improvised explosive device.

They were assigned to the Second Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade out of New Mexico.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your 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 )

Google+ photo

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

Connecting to %s