At 2:50am Sunday morning on the bypass at the U.S. 17 South and N.C.24 west split, Jacksonville Police Department reponded to a single vehicle crash according to a deputy.
The Vehicle's Driver 19 of 2nd MLG, CLB6 Supply Battalion, Camp Lejeune, was opperating a 97 mercede edan n lost control which had caused the vehicle to runn off he road to the left and travel up the embankment of the overpass of N.C.24,according to press release.
The Driver was ejected from the vehicle and came o rest ontop of the overpass in the lanes of N.C.24 east. The vehicle continued to travel until it came to rest at the bottom of the embarnkment. The driverwas airlifted to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he later died from his injuries. His passenger who as well was w/ the same battalion as the driver was treated for minor injuries..
AFTER READING THIS AND KNOWING SOME OF THE MARINES WHO WERE FRIENDS OF THESE 2MARINES... LET OUR PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS COMFORT THE FRIENDS FAMILY AND LOVED 1S OF THE ONE WHO PASSED AWAY SOO YOUNG AND SOO EARLY!!! AND PRAY FOR THE YOUNG PASSENGER FOR A SPEEDY RECOVERY!!
THIS FOLKS IS WHY WE WEAR SEATBELTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
IF YOU WANT TO LIVE! THEN DRIVE SMART! BECAUSE YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT LIES DOWN THE ROAD AHEAD OF YA OR WHETHER OR NOT YOU WILL END UP TO YOUR DESTINATION IN 1PEICE!!!
SO BUCKLE IT UP FOLKS!!!!