Pinson man killed in Iraq

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A soldier from Pinson is killed in the war in Iraq. 23-year-old Pfc. William Z. Vanosdol died from wounds he suffered in an attack in Ad Diwaniyah. U.S. military officials say Vanosdol was wounded when enemy rocket fire struck his quarters.

He was assigned to the 172nd Support Battalion, in Germany.