Marine killed in accident identified

fatal acc Marine killed in accident identified

EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KMOX)-Illinois State Police are releasing the name of the Marine killed  Thursday night on the approach to the Poplar Street Bridge in East St. Louis.

Troopers say 24-year-old Blake Hinds of Burlington, Iowa died when his car hit the back-end of a semi truck and then collided with an S-U-V.

Hinds was a U-S Marine heading home from Camp Lejune, North Carolina for the holidays.

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