- Associated Press - Friday, August 14, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A Marine is dead after collapsing during a training hike at Camp Lejeune on the North Carolina coast.

A Marine Corps spokesman tells local media outlets that the incident happened early Thursday and the cause of death has not been confirmed. The victim’s name is not being released until the Marine’s relatives are been notified.

The Marine lost consciousness during the hike and was pronounced dead at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune

The Marine served with the 1st Battalion, 8th Marines.

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