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A marine killed, six injured in a training accident at Camp Pendleton; second deadly crash since April

A navy was killed and six others were injured on Thursday when a lightweight armored vehicle rolled over during training at Camp Pendleton in southern California, US military said. It was the second deadly crash that occurred on a military basis since last month. The seven marinas were part of the 1st light armored reconnaissance battalion, 1st Marine Division, and conducted training exercises in the camp north of San Diego around 9am when their vehicles rolled over. The identity of the deceased navy will not be released until 24 hours after the relative's release, according to the Ministry of Defense's policy. MARINE DILD, 2 OTHER DAMAGES IN CAMP PENDLETON TACTICAL VEHICLE ACCIDENT "This is a tragic event and our thoughts are with the family, friends, and unity at this difficult time," said Cameron Edinburgh, a spokesman for the division. The six other marinas involved in the crash were transported to a local hospital and were not severely injured, officials said. Marines ride on armored vehicles at Camp Pendleton, located in northern San Diego County, in southern California.(Camp Pendleton / Facebook) The cause of the crash is under investigation. Vehicle type was not immediately revealed. In April, a 29-year-old One Marine Raider died after a similar type of incident at Camp Pendleton. Staff Sgt. Joshua Braica from Sacramento, California, suffered critical injuries when his Polaris MRZR, a terrain tactile utility vehicle, twisted during exercise exercises. CLICK HERE TO FOX FOX NEWS APP Braica was transported to the Scripps Memorial Hospital in…

A navy was killed and six others were injured on Thursday when a lightweight armored vehicle rolled over during training at Camp Pendleton in southern California, US military said. It was the second deadly crash that occurred on a military basis since last month.

The seven marinas were part of the 1st light armored reconnaissance battalion, 1st Marine Division, and conducted training exercises in the camp north of San Diego around 9am when their vehicles rolled over. The identity of the deceased navy will not be released until 24 hours after the relative’s release, according to the Ministry of Defense’s policy.

MARINE DILD, 2 OTHER DAMAGES IN CAMP PENDLETON TACTICAL VEHICLE ACCIDENT

“This is a tragic event and our thoughts are with the family, friends, and unity at this difficult time,” said Cameron Edinburgh, a spokesman for the division. The six other marinas involved in the crash were transported to a local hospital and were not severely injured, officials said.

Marines ride on armored vehicles at Camp Pendleton, located in northern San Diego County, in southern California.
(Camp Pendleton / Facebook)

The cause of the crash is under investigation. Vehicle type was not immediately revealed.

In April, a 29-year-old One Marine Raider died after a similar type of incident at Camp Pendleton. Staff Sgt. Joshua Braica from Sacramento, California, suffered critical injuries when his Polaris MRZR, a terrain tactile utility vehicle, twisted during exercise exercises.

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Braica was transported to the Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California, where he died the next day, Marine Corps Times reported. He was a critical competence operator with 1st Marine Raider Battalion and was an eight-year veteran. Two other marinists had minor injuries after the crash, which was also investigated.

Polaris MRZR is expected to age in the 2030s and has been in the navy since the 1980s, the publication says.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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