Lance Cpl. Hans Sandoval-Pereyra, 21, of Fairfax, Va., died Tuesday, May 28th, 2019, from injuries sustained in an accident while training at Mount Bundey Training Area in Australia’s Northern Territory. U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO
Lance Cpl. Hans Sandoval-Pereyra, 21, of Fairfax, Va., died Tuesday, May 28th, 2019, from injuries sustained in an accident while training at Mount Bundey Training Area in Australia’s Northern Territory. U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO

US Marine dies following tactical vehicle accident in Australia

by Seth Robson
Stars and Stripes

A Marine deployed to Australia has died from injuries received during a May 25 tactical vehicle accident, III Marine Expeditionary Force said in a statement Wednesday.

Lance Cpl. Hans Sandoval-Pereyra, 21, of Fairfax, Va., died Tuesday from injuries sustained in the accident while training at Mount Bundey Training Area in Australia’s Northern Territory, according to the statement.

Sandoval-Pereyra was treated at the scene before being evacuated by helicopter to Royal Darwin Hospital, where he died, III MEF said.

Another Marine received minor injuries from the accident and was released from hospital, according to the statement.

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