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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 888-03
November 25, 2003

DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY

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

           Spc. Robert D. Roberts, 21, of Winter Park, Fla., was killed on Nov. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq.  Roberts died of injuries sustained when a tank collided with his vehicle.  Roberts was assigned to A Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, based in Armstrong Barracks, Germany.

           The incident is under investigation.

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