Several reports say Cooper “Harris” Andrews, 26, was killed on April 19 while protecting “The Road of Life” humanitarian corridor in Bakhmut.
By Dave DeNatale and Isabel Lawrence, May 1, 2023
A former U.S. Marine from Cleveland Heights was killed while defending evacuees in Ukraine last month, according to several published reports.
Cooper “Harris” Andrews was killed on April 19 while protecting “The Road of Life” humanitarian corridor in Bakhmut. His death was first reported on April 30 by journalist Jake Hanrahan, with additional published reports coming on Monday.
Multiple reports state that Andrews was killed in action by mortar fire alongside fellow members of the International Resistance Committee. They were apparently ambushed while protecting evacuees.