BEAVER COUNTY (KDKA) — A post office in Beaver County will be renamed in honor of a local fallen soldier.

The post office on Mill Street in Hookstown will be known as the Staff Sergeant Dylan Elchin Post Office Building.

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Last year, Sergeant Elchin was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.

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He was born in Brighton Township and enlisted in the Air Force after graduating from Hopewell High School.