Leesburg man dies in Afghanistan; neighbors paying tribute

Flags line the streets in Leesburg's Oakcrest neighborhood in honor of Brian Hoke. Times-Mirror/Hannah Dellinger

A Leesburg man was recently killed in the conflict in Afghanistan, according to neighbors of the deceased.

"Brian Hoke of [Leesburg] died in service to our country this past weekend in Afghanistan," reads fliers posted alongside American flags in Leesburg's Oakcrest neighborhood.

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