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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 142-09
March 04, 2009

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Cpl. Donte J. Whitworth, 21, of Noblesville, Ind., died Feb. 28 as a result of a non-hostile vehicle accident in Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz.
 
            For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the 1st Marine Logistics Group public affairs office at(760) 763-2142.