CAMP PENDLETON (CNS) - A Camp Pendleton-based Marine who died in a Thanksgiving Day rollover crash in Morongo Valley was identified today by base officials.
Lance Cpl. Brian J. Adams, 21, of Battleground, Wash. was one of two passengers in a 2007 Saturn that crashed on eastbound state Route 62, west of Desert Willow Trail, around 2:20 a.m. Nov. 26, according to Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Officer 1st Lt. Kendra Hardesty.
Adams died at the scene of the solo-vehicle crash. The driver, discharged Marine Charles Hutchinson, 20, of Charlestown, W. Va., died Friday in a hospital, according to published reports. The other passenger was injured but listed in stable condition, Hardesty said.
Adams joined the Marine Corps in May 2008 and was a motor vehicle operator for Combat Logistics Battalion 7, Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group. He was a recipient of the National Defense Medal and Global War on Terrorism Medal. He most recently worked out of Twentynine Palms.
The California Highway Patrol was investigating the crash.
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