YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A Cape Cod bridge has been renamed in honor of a Marine from Yarmouth who died in Afghanistan.
The Route 6 overpass between exits 8 and 9 in Yarmouth was named Tuesday the Marine Cpl. Nicholas Xiarhos (ex-AHR'-ose) Veterans Memorial Overpass.
The 21-year-old Xiarhos was killed by a roadside bomb in July 2009.
He grew up in Yarmouth, was a graduate of Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School, and was the son of Yarmouth Deputy Police Chief Steven Xiarhos and his wife, Lisa.
Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill in July to name the overpass after Xiarhos.