ROCHESTER, Pa. (KDKA) — The Vanport Bridge will be named ‘USAF Combat Controller Staff Sgt. Dylan Elchin Memorial Bridge.’

According to the Beaver County Times, the renaming ceremony will take place Saturday.

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Elchin, formerly of Brighton and Racoon Townships, was killed in action in a roadside bomb blast in November of 2018 while deployed in Afghanistan.

Dylan Elchin (Photo Provided by Elchin Family/United States Air Force)

A ceremony will take place at the Rochester VFW Post 128 at 10:00 a.m. Saturday.

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A highway sign along Interstate 376 will take place following the ceremony.

The event is by invitation only.

 

 

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