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Army Pfc. Patrick S. Fitzgibbon

Died August 1, 2009 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom

19, of Knoxville, Tenn.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died Aug. 1 in Mushan village, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his patrol with improvised explosive devices and rocket-propelled grenades. Also killed were Army Cpl. Jonathan M. Walls and Army Pfc. Richard K. Jones.

Knoxville bridge dedication for soldier killed in Afghanistan

The Assoicated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A Knoxville bridge will be dedicated Monday in memory of a soldier who died exactly two years ago.

The bridge on Rutledge Pike will honor Pfc. Patrick S.Fitzgibbon, who was killed in combat in Mushan village, Afghanistan, on Aug. 1, 2009.

Fitzgibbon, of Knoxville, was awarded the Bronze Star posthumously.

A memorial ceremony was organized by the East Tennessee Patriot Guard Riders.

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