7 Marines Killed In Copter Collision In Arizona

The Marine Corps says seven Marines were killed in a collision of two helicopters north of Yuma, Ariz., during night training.

Lt. Maureen Dooley with the Miramar Air Base in California says the Marines were based at Camp Pendleton north of San Diego.

She says the crash involved Cobra and Huey helicopters.

Authorities say it happened Wednesday evening.

Dooley says investigators were still gathering information early Thursday.

It will be at least 24 hours before the Marine Corps releases the names of those killed.

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  • by B Location: Mhc on Feb 23, 2012 at 11:20 AM
    Tell me how i can get a job at witn. Apparently u can have the grammar of a 4 year old to write their stories. Most of the reports are so short its pathetic, and they fail to report on important and or dramatic LOCAL news frequently.

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