The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Pfc. Ray J. Hutchinson, 20, of League City, Texas, was killed Dec. 7 in Mosul, Iraq. Hutchinson was returning from a patrol when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle. He died as a result of his injuries. Hutchinson was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
The incident is under investigation.