Pittsview Soldier Dies in Iraq

Another Alabama soldier has been killed in Iraq.

Staff Seargant Eric 'D' Cottrell of Pittsview died Monday after his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device.

The 39-year old was a health care specialist and a decorated soldier.

His awards include a the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal and the Army Achievement Medal.

He is survived by his wife and 4 children.