Marietta Marine Killed in Helicopter Collision

Lance Cpl. Corey A. Little was among seven killed last week.

Seven U.S. Marines were killed in on the outskirts of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, AR, on Wednesday. Lance Cpl. Corey A. Little, 25, who attended Southern Polytechnic State University, was among the dead, 10 News reported.

, and the , Camp Pendleton Patch reports.

Little studied construction management at SPSU before joining the Marines in 2009, the Atalanta Journal-Constitution and U-T San Diego say. He was a 2004 graduate of Sandy Creek High School in Fayette County.

Corey's wife Nickolas, 25, is three months pregnant with their first child, the AJC says.

A memorial service for Little is planned for next Friday at Camp Pendleton in Arizona, where Little was stationed, U-T San Diego says. Little will be buried in the Atlanta area this week.


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