Marine killed by plane crash on Arizona runway identified

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This photo provided by the U.S. Marines shows Lance Cpl. Anthony T. DuBeau. The Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma DuBeau, 23, died Wednesday, March 11, 2015, from injuries he suffered after a T-59 Hawk crash-landed. (Source: AP Photo/U.S. Marines) This photo provided by the U.S. Marines shows Lance Cpl. Anthony T. DuBeau. The Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma DuBeau, 23, died Wednesday, March 11, 2015, from injuries he suffered after a T-59 Hawk crash-landed. (Source: AP Photo/U.S. Marines)
A Marine died after an aircraft operated by a civilian crashed on a runway in southwest Arizona. (Source: yumasun.com) A Marine died after an aircraft operated by a civilian crashed on a runway in southwest Arizona. (Source: yumasun.com)
Officials said the crash "impacted a government vehicle" and that's what injured the Marine. (Source: yumasun.com) Officials said the crash "impacted a government vehicle" and that's what injured the Marine. (Source: yumasun.com)
YUMA, AZ (AP) - Marine Corps officials have released the identity of a Marine who died after a civilian airplane crashed on a runway at a southwest Arizona military base.

The Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma says 23-year-old Lance Cpl. Anthony T. DuBeau died Wednesday from injuries he suffered after a T-59 Hawk crash-landed.

According to the Marine Corps, DuBeau was hurt when the aircraft "impacted a government vehicle."

The pilot and passenger on the T-59 were uninjured.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

DuBueau, a native of Kenosha, Wisconsin, enlisted in the Marine Corps in April 2013. He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron at Air Station Yuma.

Marine officials say his daily duties included inspecting the airfield. 

Gov. Doug Ducey ordered flags at state office buildings lowered to half-staff until sunset Friday in DuBeau's honor. 

Statement from Doug Ducey:

"It's a sad day for our state and country as we mourn the loss of a brave Marine and a good man. My thoughts and prayers are with Lance Cpl. DuBeau's family, MCAS Yuma personnel and all the Marines who said goodbye to a brother in uniform this week. I ask that all Arizonans keep Lance Cpl. DuBeau and his loved ones in your hearts during this tragic time, and continue to pray for the safety of all of our nation's servicemen and women."
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