1 Marine dead, 18 injured after accident during training

The outside of Camp Pendleton.
(Image credit: Twitter.com/StarsandStripes)

One Marine was killed and 18 others injured Thursday when the vehicle they were in rolled over at Camp Pendleton near San Diego, California.

See more

Lt. Colleen McFadden, public affairs officer for the 1st Marine Division, said the accident took place during routine training and the investigation is ongoing. "The command's priorities are to take care of the Marines, sailors, and families of the unit," she said. "We want to ensure the Marines and their family members are being provided for during this difficult time." McFadden did not share any information on the conditions of those injured.

Subscribe to The Week

Escape your echo chamber. Get the facts behind the news, plus analysis from multiple perspectives.

SUBSCRIBE & SAVE
https://cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/flexiimages/jacafc5zvs1692883516.jpg

Sign up for The Week's Free Newsletters

From our morning news briefing to a weekly Good News Newsletter, get the best of The Week delivered directly to your inbox.

From our morning news briefing to a weekly Good News Newsletter, get the best of The Week delivered directly to your inbox.

Sign up

Continue reading for free

We hope you're enjoying The Week's refreshingly open-minded journalism.

Subscribed to The Week? Register your account with the same email as your subscription.

Catherine Garcia

Catherine Garcia is night editor for TheWeek.com. Her writing and reporting has appeared in Entertainment Weekly and EW.com, The New York Times, The Book of Jezebel, and other publications. A Southern California native, Catherine is a graduate of the University of Redlands and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.