Fallen soldier returns to Mahanoy City
A casket carrying the body of Army Spc. Peter Thomas Luddy, Mahanoy City, arrives late Thursday night in the borough. Born in Hazleton, on March 9, 1997, he was serving in the U.S. Army Reserves 811th in Rainelle, W.Va., for his annual training. Luddy, 21, passed away May 8 in Carillion Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, Va., following a traumatic brain injury while on a training mission with the Army.