20-Year-Old Marine Recruit From Kentucky Collapses, Dies After Fitness Test

A Marine recruit from Kentucky has died after a training exercise at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island.

Marine officials said Friday they are investigating the Monday death of 20-year-old Adrien E. Augustin of Kenton, Ky. He collapsed after finishing a physical fitness test and was pronounced dead at a Beaufort hospital.

Second Lt. Sharon Hyland says an autopsy has been performed to determine the cause of his death, but the results are not back yet.