North Carolina military vehicle crash kills 2 Marines, injures others: Highway Patrol
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Two active-duty U.S. Marines were killed and more than a dozen others were injured in a military vehicle crash in North Carolina Wednesday afternoon, Fox News has confirmed.
Sgt. Devin Rich with Highway Patrol told Fox News two people were airlifted to local hospitals and about a dozen more were treated at the scene.
The 2nd Marine Logistics Group said earlier it was aware of a vehicle rollover in Jackson, which involved service members.
The 2nd MLG said it was working closely with Camp Lejeune and Onslow County officials to gather more details.
They said there have been “multiple casualties” but did not elaborate.
Camp Lejeune in North Carolina
The crash happened around 1 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 17 and Highway 210, between Verona and Holly Ridge, local outlet WITN reported.
North Carolina State Highway Patrol and NCIS are investigating the cause of the crash, Rich said.
This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.
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