Naval Recruit Dies at Great Lakes

19-year-old passed out during boot camp training

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    A 19-year-old man died Wednesday morning while in boot camp training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, training officials said.

    Lake County Coroner Artis Yancey told the Sun-Times the recruit passed out after finishing a physical training run and was taken to the Captain James Lovell Federal Heath Care Center.  

    Doctors there pronounced him dead at 9:57 a.m.

    The recruit’s name is being withheld pending notification of his family.

    Naval Service Training Command confirmed in an email the incident is under investigation.