The Marine Corps has identified Lance Cpl. Tomiwa Adewale, a 19-year-old 0811 field artillery gunner from Texas, when the Navy killed after a car accident at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sunday.

The accident occurred Monday around 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on Las Pulgas Road, according to a Marine Corps press release. Details of the crash have not yet been confirmed at this point.

Adewale was the only occupant in his vehicle, Lt. Kyle McGuire, a spokesman for the 1st Marine Division, told the Marine Corps Times.

Two other Marines were injured in the crash.

A Marine was flown to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California, where she is being treated for her injuries. That Marine was in a unit that was part of the 1st Marine Logistics Group, the Corps confirmed to the Marine Corps Times on Tuesday.

The Navy is in “good shape,” Anthony Reyes, a spokesman for the 1st Marine Logistics Group, told the Marine Corps Times on Wednesday.

“Our condolences and condolences go to the family, friends and loved ones who have been affected by the tragic incident,” added Reyes.

A traffic accident on Sunday at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Resulted in the death of one Marine and injuring two others.  (Lenny Ignelzi, File / AP)

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Another Marine involved in the incident was treated for injuries at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, California, and was released the same day.

An investigation into the crash has begun, according to a press release from the 1st Marine Division on Tuesday.

Adewale was shipped to bootcamp in May 2019 and eventually joined the 11th Marines 1st Battalion in November 2019, McGuire said in an email on Tuesday.

“The Marines and Sailors of 1st Battalion, 11th Marines are deeply saddened by the loss of Lance Corporal Tomiwa Adewale,” Lt. Col. Matthew Ritchie, the commanding officer for 1/11, said in a statement.

“He was an integral part of Battery A and loved by everyone who knew him,” said Ritchie. “His smile and happiness in the midst of adversity were welcomed by those with whom he worked most closely. We extend our condolences to his family and friends back home. “

The Marine Corps Times will update this story as it learns more.