Camp Pendleton Marine Killed in Accident On Base


Camp Pendleton, Calif. -- Lance Cpl. Cody J. Haley, assigned to the 1st Marine Division, was gravely injured in an accident Aug. 4 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.

Haley, from Hardin, Iowa, was 20 years old.

Emergency medical personnel pronounced the Marine deceased at the site of the accident. Officials are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident at this time.

Haley deployed with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit in March of 2016. His awards include the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon.

"We are heartbroken at the tragic loss of a member of the Marine Corps family, and we will do all we can to comfort the family, friends and colleagues of the deceased," Marine Corps officials said in a press release.

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