Pentagon identifides soldier killed in accident
Wednesday, February 5, 2003
WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon on Tuesday identified the U.S. Army National Guard soldier who was killed in a road accident in Qatar last Saturday as Sgt. Michael C. Barry, 29, of Overland Park, Kan.
Barry died as a result of injuries sustained as a passenger in a vehicle that was struck by another vehicle in Doha, the capital of Qatar. The accident is under investigation.
Barry was assigned to the 205th Medical Battalion of the Missouri Army National Guard at Kansas City, Mo.
The accident occurred Saturday evening as Barry and three others in the vehicle were returning from Doha to Camp As Sayliyah, a military post where a Central Command headquarters has been established for possible war against Iraq.
After initial treatment at a Doha hospital, the three others were transferred and admitted to military medical facilities at al-Udeid air base in Qatar. Their names were not released.