Baton Rouge native among 4 killed in marine helicopter crash

Local News

Four Marines were killed after their helicopter crashed during a desert landings practice in Southern California, the Miramar air station in San Diego confirmed Wednesday.

The Marines took off from a ground-combat center in the city of Twentynine Palms for the routine training mission on Tuesday.

According to a Facebook post by Central High Football, Taylor Conrad of Baton Rouge, was among those four people killed.

Conrad was a 2012 graduate of the school. 

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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