A marine who was killed in a training accident when his RZR flipped has been identified.
Staff Sgt. Joshua Braica, 29, with 1st Marine Raider Battalion, suffered critical injuries when the MRZR tactical vehicle he was driving experienced a rollover. He did not survive his injuries, passing away April 14. Originally from Sacramento, Calif. https://t.co/AFrNmyef8F
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According to FoxNews Staff Sgt. Joshua Braica, 29, was a critical skills operator with 1st Marine Raider Battalion. The serviceman was one of three members of the elite regiment involved in a tactical-vehicle accident, which occurred during a training exercise at the base on Saturday, according to Maj. Nicholas Mannweiler of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command. The MRZR tactic vehicle he was driving “experienced a rollover,” Mannweiler said.
The critically injured Marine was airlifted to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, where he was pronounced dead Sunday night, Mannweiler said. The other two patients were treated for minor injuries.
Braica was originally from Sacramento and is survived by his wife and son.
Braica served in the Marine Corps for more than eight years. After enlisting in July of 2010, he served as an intelligence specialist with 1st Battalion, 4th marines, and with Marine Aircraft Group 36. In 2011, he was deployed as an intelligence specialist with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit to the Pacific…
Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends.