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Marine Killed in Camp Pendleton Crash Identified (Video)

Sgt. Trevor Cook
GySgt. Steven Williams / U.S. Marine Corps
Sgt. Trevor Cook

A television station in New York is identifying the Marine killed in yesterday's helicopter crash on Camp Pendleton as Sgt. Trevor Cook of Lyndonville, New York. WIVB-TV reports that Cook was the crew chief of the UH-1Y helicopter that crashed near the northern border of the base. According to WIVB-TV, Cook enlisted in the Marines right out of high school, and served for seven years.

Trevor's father, David Cook, released the following statement to WIVB:

Cook's uncle, Alan Stalker, told the Daily News that his nephew had been deployed once to Afghanistan, and was slated to return.


Trevor Cook was interviewed for a story put together by Miramar in 2009 about the UH-1Y. He described to Cpl. Chris T. Mann what it was like to fly the Yankee during a 7-month deployment:

WIVB-TV posted this report on Cook: