Marine recruit, Decatur native dies during physical fitness test

Marine Corps Recruit Noah Evans
Marine Corps Recruit Noah Evans(Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C)
Published: Apr. 19, 2023 at 7:27 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 19, 2023 at 7:32 PM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - An investigation is underway after a 21-year-old Marine recruit and Decatur native passed away during a physical fitness test on Tuesday in South Carolina.

Officials tell Atlanta News First that Noah Evans “passed away while conducting a physical fitness test aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island.”

Evans was a recruit assigned to Mike Company 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, according to officials.

“Our deepest condolences go out to Noah’s family and to the Marines and staff of Mike Company,” Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. officials added.