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Marine Killed in Training in Calif.

August 3, 2000

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) _ A 21-year-old Marine died and a midshipman was injured during a nighttime training accident, military officials said Wednesday.

Cpl. Jeremy J. Fulk of New London, Iowa, died Tuesday night when he was trapped between two five-ton trucks as Marines and midshipmen were boarding the vehicles, said Capt. Patricia Restrepo, a spokeswoman for Camp Pendleton, a base 40 miles north of San Diego.

The midshipman, Sarah Norman, 19, of Nashville, Tn., was listed in critical condition at Scripps Memorial Hospital in San Diego.

A midshipman is a college student enrolled in a Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps program. Norman attends Auburn University. The accident’s cause had not been determined.

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