Sgt. Michael Strachota (Photo courtesy Pine Bluff Commercial)
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) - A Pine Bluff soldier is dead after an accident in Afghanistan.
Sgt. Michael Strachota was killed in Kandahar in Afghanistan over the weekend. He was stationed at Ft. Hood with the Army.
According to his father, government officials say Strachota was driving a truck and there was some kind of accident. He was scheduled to come home July 5 for his son's third birthday.
He is survived by his wife and his son. His body is being taken to Dover Air Force Base from Afghanistan.