PERRIS (CBSLA.com/AP) — A U.S. Navy Seal was killed Wednesday during a parachute training exercise in Riverside County.
Paramedics responded just before 9:10 a.m. near Richard Street and Highway 74 in the unincorporated area of Perris, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.READ MORE: Mountain Biker Rescued After Falling Into A Canyon At Mt. Wilson Today
According to the Naval Special Warfare Group ONE, the victim was assigned to the West Coast-based Naval Special Warefare unit, and died from injuries sustained during a training exercise.
The identity and gender will be released following family notification.READ MORE: Huntington City School District Employee Arrested For Lewd Acts With Minor
Fire Department Spokeswoman Jody Hagemann, no further details are being released at this time due to the victim’s involvement with the military.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.MORE NEWS: 'Some Of The Most Devastated Workers': New California Bill Seeks To Get Laid-Off Hospitality Employees Back To Work
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