WASECA, Minn. - A Waseca native and US Marine has been killed while serving in Afghanistan.
Family told KARE 11 that Lance Cpl. Caleb Erickson, 20, was the gunner in the last truck of a convoy that was attacked by a suicide bomber on Friday.
Erickson was airlifted to a medical facility, where he later died. Nobody else in the convoy was hurt, family said.
Erickson graduated from Waseca High School in 2012. He played football and was also a member of the wrestling team.
His deployment was scheduled to end in April or May, according to family.