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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.

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