September 29, 2016 | 74° | Check Traffic

Top News

Kaneohe Bay Marine killed in California was hit by bulldozer

A Kaneohe Bay Marine who died Monday during training in California was hit by a bulldozer, a California-based news website reported.

Pfc. Casey J. Holmes, 20, of Chico, Calif., died during an Integrated Training Exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Calif.

“Pfc. Holmes was struck by a bulldozer,” Marine Capt. Nicholas C. Mannweiler said, according to the Palm Desert Patch. Mannweiler is based at the combat center.

The Marine Corps said the incident is under investigation.

Holmes enlisted in the Marine Corps in May 2012 and joined the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in October.

No comments
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email commentfeedback@staradvertiser.com.