Marine dies following incident during training exercise, Marine Corps says

The incident occurred Thursday in North Carolina.

April 19, 2024, 3:57 PM

A Marine died following an incident that occurred during a training exercise in North Carolina, the U.S. Marine Corps said.

The Marine was with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, a Marine Air-Ground Task Force based out of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina, officials said.

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The incident occurred late Thursday evening during a training exercise off the base in Carteret County, according to the II Marine Expeditionary Force.

The identity of the service member will be released at least 24 hours following next-of-kin notifications, officials said on Friday.

The incident is under investigation. No further information has been released at this time.

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