Parris Island Marine recruit hospitalized after falling from bui - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

Parris Island Marine recruit hospitalized after falling from building

(Source: Beaufort, SC) (Source: Beaufort, SC)
PARRIS ISLAND (WTOC) -

A new recruit at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island was injured after falling off the roof of a one-story building Wednesday.

Military officials say the recruit, assigned to Support Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, fell from the roof of a one-story building and was transported to an off-site medical facility for treatment.

Spokesman Capt. Adam Flores says the recruit arrived to Parris Island on Jul 25 and was undergoing initial processing requirements.

An investigation regarding this incident per standard operating procedures is currently underway.

Copyright 2017 WTOC. All rights reserved.

  • NewsNewsMore>>

  • Partly sunny Sunday morning gives way to afternoon showers

    Partly sunny Sunday morning gives way to afternoon showers

    Sunday, October 22 2017 9:37 AM EDT2017-10-22 13:37:40 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    A cold front will then move through Monday night followed by a stronger cold front late Tuesday and Tuesday night. High pressure will then prevail into the late week before another cold front possibly affects the area next weekend.

    More >>

    A cold front will then move through Monday night followed by a stronger cold front late Tuesday and Tuesday night. High pressure will then prevail into the late week before another cold front possibly affects the area next weekend.

    More >>
  • One dead after shooting at McDonald’s

    One dead after shooting at McDonald’s

    Sunday, October 22 2017 4:41 AM EDT2017-10-22 08:41:54 GMT
    (Source: SCMPD)(Source: SCMPD)

    A 15-year-old is dead after a shooting at a McDonald’s on Abercorn Street in Savannah.

    More >>

    A 15-year-old is dead after a shooting at a McDonald’s on Abercorn Street in Savannah.

    More >>
  • Savannah volleyball teams advance to Final Four

    Savannah volleyball teams advance to Final Four

    Sunday, October 22 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-10-22 04:07:50 GMT

    Three Savannah volleyball teams will continue their quest for a state championship after advancing to the Final Four Saturday afternoon.

    More >>

    Three Savannah volleyball teams will continue their quest for a state championship after advancing to the Final Four Saturday afternoon.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly