Eastern Kentucky Soldier Dies From Combat Injuries

MOUNT STERLING, Ky. - An eastern Kentucky soldier has died from combat-related injuries in Iraq, military officials announced Thursday.

Staff Sgt. Garth Sizemore, 31, of Mount Sterling, died Tuesday after he was shot by enemy forces during patrol in Baghdad, the Department of Defense said.

Sizemore was assigned to 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division out of Schweinfurt, Germany.