EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- A 22-year-old soldier who formerly attended North Eugene High School has been killed during a firefight in Afghanistan. Pfc. Brice Scott's family tells The Register-Guard (http://bit.ly/pnaak3) that Scott was killed Sunday.
His family says he was a crack shot who continued a family tradition of military service.
Stationed at Fort Riley in Kansas, Scott was a member of the Fourth Cavalry Regiment. He was on his first tour of duty near Kandahar.
The Defense Department had not announced his death as of late Monday.
Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com