Sailor killed during parachute training

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EL CENTRO, Calif. — A Navy sailor attached to a West Coast-based special warfare command died Monday from injuries sustained during parachute training in Imperial County.

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Authorities are investigating the cause of the accident during routine training near El Centro, said Deputy Public Affairs Officer Chief Brandon Raile.

The sailor, whose identity wasn’t released, was a member of a West Coast-based Naval Special Warfare Command, Raile said in a statement.


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