Rockford-area Marine killed in Iraq

August 12, 2008 9:30:16 PM PDT
An Illinois Marine has been killed in Iraq.Corporal Adam McKiski of Cherry Valley, near Rockford, died Thursday in a military vehicle accident outside Fallujah.

He was 21 years old. Corporal McKiski graduated from Jefferson High School in Rockford in 2005.

He died just two days after he and his wife, Jamie, celebrated their second wedding anniversary. They lived at the Marine base in Camp Pendleton, California.