Marine recruit from Las Cruces collapses during training, dies


LAS CRUCES, N.M.¬†(KRQE) ‚ÄstA marine recruit from Las Cruces died after he collapsed during a training exercise last month. In a statement released on Saturday, the Marine Corps says Pfc. Javier Pong ‚Äúbecame unconscious and unresponsive‚ÄĚ while ‚Äúconducting scheduled training‚ÄĚ at Camp Pendleton near San Diego on Sept. 27.

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