OCTOBER 18, 2004 - Posted at 7:32 a.m. CDT
CABOT, AR - The 20th Arkansas soldier has died in Iraq since the start of the war.
Sergeant Ronald Baker of Cabot died at a hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, last week of injuries suffered in an October 7 explosion. The 34-year-old had volunteered as a gunner for a supply mission when he was wounded in a car bomb.
Baker was a member of the Arkansas National Guard's 39th Support Battalion, based at Lonoke. He leaves behind his parents, his wife and their seven-year-old daughter.