MILES CITY (AP)
Staff Sgt. Yance T. Gray of Ismay, who joined the army in 2000, died Monday when the cargo truck he was riding in overturned in Baghdad. Gray, 26, was a member of the 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Re g ime n t , 2 n d Br i g a d e Combat Team of the 82nd Airborne Division, attached to the 1st Infantry Division at the time of his death, according to public information officer Maj. Garth Scott of the Montana National Guard. Sgt. 1st Class Steven Klang of Baker, who is serving as the casualty assistance officer, said Gray was a passenger in an M-915 five-ton cargo truck when it rolled over. Klang said he has not been told what caused the rollover. A funeral with military honors is planned at Arlington National Cemetery, said Todd Stevenson of Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. A public memorial servi c e i s planned lat e r i n Ismay. Gray, a graduate of Plevna High School, is the son of Richard and Karen Gray of Ismay. He is also survived by his wife, Jessica Erin Gray and infant daughter Ava Madison Gray, who live in North Carolina.