Marine with WTI course dies in military vehicle rollover

Marine with WTI course dies in military vehicle rollover

Imperial County – One Marine has died after a military vehicle rolled over Tuesday morning on Ogilby Road, south of Highway 78. Marine Corps Air Station Yuma officials say the Marine was pronounced dead on scene.

The name of the Marine will not be released until next of kin is notified. Another Marine sustained injuries as a result of the incident, but he is currently in stable condition at Yuma Regional Medical Center.

Officials with the California Highway Patrol said the Marines were headed south when a second vehicle came into the lane. CHP says the men tried to avoid contact but lost control, causing the vehicle to roll over.

The vehicle was traveling in support of Weapons and Tactics Instructor course.

No other injuries were reported.

The incident remains under investigation.

 

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