WITZ News has learned that Lance Corporal Alec Terwiske of Dubois has been killed in action in Afghanistan. Unconfirmed reports say that the 21-year-old Marine was killed by a roadside bomb.
The news was delivered to Terwiske’s family on Monday. His parents are Sandy (Eckert) Terwiske and Alan Terwiske of Dubois.
He was a 2010 graduate of Northeast Dubois High School. Terwiske joined the Marines in 2010 and left for Afghanistan in April on his first tour of duty.
The details of his death have not yet been released by the Defense Department in Washington.