Marine dies during live-fire training exercise at Camp Pendleton

ByLuis Martinez ABCNews logo
Saturday, August 19, 2023
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A Marine died while participating in a live-fire training exercise at Camp Pendleton in San Diego County, the Marine Corps said.

The incident occurred Thursday night at the base.

The Marine was assigned as a student to the School of Infantry-West, which teaches combat and reconnaissance skills.

"An investigation into the circumstances of the death is ongoing and the command is fully cooperating with the investigation efforts," the Marine Corps said in a statement on Friday.

The school is providing support to the family and peers of the student.

No additional information was released.