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Marine Killed In Hit And Run Was Acting “Selflessly” Says Commander

October 10, 2015

Cpl. William Ferrell, 21, was struck and killed in Maryland last month as he was helping a disabled vehicle on the side of U.S. 15 in a rainstorm.


While the search is on for the tractor trailer or heavy duty pickup with a car-hauling trailer, the Commander at Camp David, MD where he served had a lot of praise for the young man.

Col. Benjamin Watson, said in a statement that his unit was heartbroken and that Ferrell was acting in a characteristically selfless manner when he died.

Please send prayers to is family.


From Stripes:

THURMONT, Md. — The commander of the Marine Corps Barracks in Washington says a Camp David guard killed by a hit-and-run driver was acting in a characteristically selfless manner when he was struck.

Col. Benjamin Watson issued the statement Wednesday as police searched for the truck that hit Cpl. William Ferrell, 21, Tuesday night.


Read more at Stripes

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