Release No: 479-03
July 02, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that 1st Sgt. Christopher D. Coffin, 51, of Bethlehem, Pa, died on July 1 on Highway 8 in Iraq. Coffin's vehicle ran into a ditch while trying to avoid a civilian vehicle.
Coffin was assigned to the 352nd Civil Affairs Battalion, Riverdale, Md. The incident is under investigation.