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Louisiana Marine killed in California training exercise

8 years 2 months 2 weeks ago Saturday, September 12 2015 Sep 12, 2015 September 12, 2015 10:18 AM September 12, 2015 in News
By: Associated Press

SAN DIEGO - Officials say the Marine killed in a truck rollover during training at a California base is a 21-year-old from Louisiana.

The Marine Corps said in a statement Friday night that the man who died in Thursday night's accident at Camp Pendleton is Cpl. Bryan Michael Lauw of Denham Springs.

The statement says Lauw was an anti-tank missileman from the 1st Marine Division who during his career had served aboard an amphibious assault ship in Central America and South America.

18 other Marines were injured - six of them critically - when a multi-ton truck carrying them during a routine training exercise flipped on a paved road at the base.

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