Romeoville Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Army Spc. Kyle J. Wright was a 2006 graduate of Romeoville High School

Thursday, Jan 14, 2010  |  Updated 4:15 PM CDT
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Romeoville Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Army Spc. Kyle J. Wright, 22, was killed Jan. 13, 2010 when his vehicle drove over an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.

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A Romeoville soldier serving in Afghanistan was killed Wednesday when his vehicle drove over an improvised explosive device.

Army Spc. Kyle J. Wright, 22, was a 2006 graduate of Romeoville High School and joined the Army after graduating.  He was based at Fort Lewis, Wash.

Wright's father, Richard Wright, said his son died instantly when he drove over the IED

Plans will be made for a full military funeral at Arlington National Cemetery, as were Kyle's wishes.

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