* One Marine has died, 8 others missing after amphibious assault vehicle accident
* The incident happened off the coast of Southern California on Thursday
* Vehicle took on water at 5.45pm while 15 Marines and one sailor were inside
* Search and rescue efforts underway with support from Navy and Coast Guard
* One Marine was taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla where he died
* Other two injured were hospitalized – one in critical condition and one stable
One U.S. Marine has died, two were injured and eight others were missing after a ‘tragic incident’ involving an amphibious assault vehicle off the coast of Southern California on Thursday, the U.S. Marine Corps said.
Search and rescue efforts were underway with support from the Navy and Coast Guard, the First Marine Expeditionary Force said in a tweet.
The I Marine Expeditionary Force said in a tweet: ‘1 Marine has died, 8 service members remain missing and 2 were injured after an AAV [Assault Amphibious Vehicle] mishap July 30 off the coast of Southern California.
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