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Kentucky Marine recruit dies at SC base

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - A Marine recruit from Kentucky has
died after a training exercise at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot at
Parris Island.

Marine officials said Friday they are investigating the Monday
death of 20-year-old Adrien E. Augustin of Kenton, Ky. He collapsed
after finishing a physical fitness test and was pronounced dead at
a Beaufort hospital.

Second Lt. Sharon Hyland says an autopsy has been performed to
determine the cause of his death, but the results are not back yet.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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