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Marine Had Alcohol In System At Time Of Humvee Accident

Posted August 12, 2003 5:13 a.m. EDT

— A Marine faces charges for a crash that sent nine fellow Marines to the hospital.

Police say Pvt. Joshua Dienethal had alcohol in his system when he ran off the side of the road and crashed near Camp Lejeune on Sunday.

Authorities say Dienethal was charged because he is only 20 years old.

Four of the Marines from Camp Geiger are still in the hospital recovering from their injuries.