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Corridor Marine killed in motorcycle crash in CA

Courtesy: Central Iowa Sea Cadets/Facebook

A U.S. Marine from Van Horne, IA died during a motorcycle crash in California on Sunday, according to the Central Iowa Sea Cadets.

In a Facebook post, Lt. Cmdr. Eric Goslinga said Cpl. Andrew West, 22, was severely injured during the accident and attempts to save his life at the scene weren't successful.

West was training at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, just north of San Diego.

Arrangements are being made to have his body flown from Los Angeles to Des Moines on Saturday.

A funeral will be held for him in Cedar Rapids at Stonebridge Church, 1892 Stoney Point Rd. SW on Wednesday at 1 p.m.




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