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UPDATE: 911 call released after locally-based SEAL killed in parachute training accident

Posted at 9:52 AM, Jan 12, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-12 23:39:03-05

UPDATE: Officials have just released the 911 call right after the skydiving accident.

Click the link below to listen.

Virginia Beach, Va. - A locally-based Navy SEAL has died in a parachute accident in Florida, a Navy official has confirmed to NewsChannel 3.

W.B. Marston POA

Courtesy: U.S. Navy via Marston family


William "Blake" Marston, 31, of Concord, New Hampshire died in DeLand, Fla., on Saturday during military parachute training. Marston was assigned to a SEAL team based in Virginia Beach, the Navy confirms.

Marston completed SEAL training in 2009, the Navy says. WCVB reports Marston served in the Navy for six years, and graduated from Stonehill College in Massachusetts in 2007.

Family members in New Hampshire confirmed his death to WMUR.

The following statement was released by US Naval Special Warfare Command:

"The entire Naval Special Warfare community extends our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of our teammate, Blake.  He will be missed by all who knew him. An investigation into this incident is underway."