An American national has been killed in fighting in Ukraine, a US State Department spokesman confirmed to ABC News on Wednesday.
The State Department spokesman did not confirm the man’s identity, but Dane Partridge’s sister confirmed he was the victim. The State Department only confirmed that a US citizen had recently been killed in the Donbass region of Ukraine.
ABC News spoke to Dane’s sister Jenny Partridge Corry over the phone, who confirmed the death.
ABC News’ Amantha Cherry contributed to this report.