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July 16, 2018
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Ohio soldier killed when vehicle overturns in ravine in Iraq
(WOUB) - The uncle of an Ohio soldier killed in Iraq
when the Humvee he was riding in overturned in a ravine says his nephew loved sports and wanted to go into law enforcement.

21 year old Private First Class David Armstrong of Zanesville died Thursday in Baghdad, along with fellow soldier Private First Class Tyler Butler of East Liverpool.

Armstrong's uncle Scott Armstrong, who was speaking on behalf of the family, says his nephew played football and baseball in high school, had a black belt in karate and loved to ride motorcycles and four wheelers.

David Armstrong was born in Galion and moved to Zanesville with his parents when he was a preschooler. He was a graduate of
Maysville High School and was scheduled to return home on leave this week.

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