Marine Killed in Training in Calif.
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.