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Falling tree kills Marine at Camp Pendleton

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- A Marine from Iowa based at Camp Pendleton has died after a tree fell on him at the Southern California base.

Marine officials said Sunday that Lance Cpl. Cody Haley of Hardin, Iowa, died at the scene Friday.

Marine spokeswoman Capt. Sarah Burns said Haley was doing routine morning physical training when the tree fell.

Haley was assigned to the 1st Marine Division. He deployed with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit in March 2016. 

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His awards include the National Defense Service medal, Global War on Terrorism Service medal, and the Sea Service Deployment ribbon.

A Marine statement says the Corps is heartbroken about Haley's death.

CBS affiliate KFMB-TV reports the circumstances surrounding the 20-year-old's death remains under investigation. 

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