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Dana Point soldier killed in Afghanistan

September 26, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A soldier from Dana Point, Calif., was reported killed in Afghanistan Monday.

The U.S. Department of Defense announced Sgt. Tyler N. Holtz, 22, died from wounds sustained in a small-arms attack on his unit by insurgents on Saturday.

Holtz was serving in the Wardak province of Afghanistan.

Holtz was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.