A St. Paul police officer from Wisconsin who worked for a private security company has been killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq.
Officer Kyle Kaszynski, 39, was from Elmwood.
That's just southwest of Menomonie.
The St. Paul Police Department says he was in a convoy that was escorting correctional advisers from Baghdad to Baquba for prison inspections when it was attacked yesterday.
One other person in his vehicle was killed.
Kaszynski went on leave in October to work for Kroll Incorporated to help restore police functions in Iraq.
He was a seven-year veteran of the department and is survived by his wife, Kristin, and two-year-old daughter.