A paratrooper from Doyles-town was killed when his vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Iraq, the Army said yesterday, the second Doylestown soldier to die in Iraq this week.
First Lt. Colby J. Umbrell died Thursday in Musayyib, Army spokesman Capt. Richard Hyde said in a prepared statement.
Umbrell, 26, was an infantryman who joined the Army in June 2004 and was assigned to Fort Richardson in September 2005.
On Sunday, First Lt. Travis L. Manion, 26, was killed in Anbar province. The Doylestown native was serving his second tour in Iraq. *