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1 Marine fatally injured, 2 others hurt in Camp Pendleton tactical vehicle accident

April 20th, 2019 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “1 Marine fatally injured, 2 others hurt in Camp Pendleton tactical vehicle accident”

CAMP PENDLETON — A Marine was fatally injured and two others were hurt in a weekend accident involving a tactical vehicle during training at Camp Pendleton, officials said Monday.

U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command said in a statement that a one-vehicle accident occurred Saturday during a unit training exercise, resulting in two Marine Raiders receiving minor injuries and one suffering critical injuries that required aeromedical evacuation for treatment.

He died Sunday night.

His name wasn’t immediately released pending notification of next of kin.

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Details on the type of tactical vehicle involved and the accident were not immediately released and the incident was under investigation.

“Our thoughts are with his family and teammates,” the Special Operations Command said.


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Pedestrian fatally struck by SUV in San Clemente identified

January 30th, 2019 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “Pedestrian fatally struck by SUV in San Clemente identified”

Officials identified on Monday, Jan. 28, a pedestrian who was fatally struck by a vehicle in San Clemente on Friday.

A vehicle headed north on Avenida Del Presidente collided with a woman just north of Avenida De Las Palmera at about 7 p.m., according to Carrie Braun, a spokeswoman for the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

The person struck by an SUV was pronounced dead at the scene and later identified as Karely Sotello, 31, according to Orange County Coroner’s investigator Kelly Keyes. She said it was unclear what her city of residence was.

The motorist involved in the crash, a woman in her 50s, stayed at the site of the collision and cooperated with investigators, said Braun.

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It was unclear if drugs or or alcohol played a role in the incident.

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