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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 709-03
September 27, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

     Spc. Lisa M. Andrews, 24, of Lenexa, Kan., died on Sept. 26, 2003, near Overland Park, Kan.  Andrews was on leave from her unit when she was struck and killed by a civilian vehicle as she was walking across U.S. Highway 69.

     Andrews was assigned to the 129th Transportation Company, U.S. Army Reserve, based in New Century, Kan.

     This incident is under investigation.