A military truck in North Carolina carrying 19 US Marines flipped over on Wednesday in Onslow County, killing two service members and injuring multiple others, according to state officials.
Two Marines are dead, and another two were airlifted to local hospitals for treatment after the crash, which occurred around 1pm at the intersection of US 17 and Highway 210, between the towns of Verona and Holly Ridge.
“We are working closely with Camp Lejeune and Onslow County officials to gather details regarding this incident,” said the 2nd Marine Logistics Group in a statement, confirming the crash involved service members and multiple fatalities.
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