Flags Lowered for Soldier Killed in Accident

Gov. Deval L. Patrick has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Thursday, Dec. 19 in honor of U.S. Army Specialist Daniel Eckstein who died Dec. 10 of injuries sustained in an ATV accident in North Carolina.

Eckstein was a native of Lowell.