Rochester Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

December 15, 2012 Updated Dec 15, 2012 at 4:59 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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Rochester Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

December 15, 2012 Updated Dec 15, 2012 at 4:59 PM EDT

LANDSTUHL, GERMANY (WKBW-TV) - Rochester native Staff Sgt. Nicholas Reid died Thursday from wounds suffered on December 9 in Sperwan Village, Afghanistan.

According to the Department of Defense, enemy forces attacked Reid's unit with an improvised explosive device.

26-year-old Reid was assigned to the 53rd Ordnance Company (EOD), 3rd Ordnance Battalion (EOD), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.