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    MARSOC Marine Killed in Vehicle Accident

    CAMP PENDLETON, CA, UNITED STATES

    04.15.2019

    Story by Maj. Nicholas Mannweiler 

    U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command

    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, C.A. – It is with heavy hearts that U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command announces the death of a Marine Raider following a tactical vehicle accident that occurred aboard Camp Pendleton April 13, 2019.

    The one-vehicle accident occurred during a unit training exercise, resulting in two Raiders receiving minor injuries and one suffering critical injuries that required aeromedical evacuation to a higher echelon of care. He did not survive his injuries and passed away the night of April 14.

    The Marine’s identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

    An investigation into the incident is currently underway.

    For additional information, please contact the MARSOC Communication Strategy and Operations Officer, Maj. Nick Mannweiler, at nicholas.mannweiler@socom.mil.

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    Date Taken: 04.15.2019
    Date Posted: 04.15.2019 15:41
    Story ID: 318184
    Location: CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US 

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