Local Marine killed in Iraq

January 15, 2008 6:52:02 PM PST
A 29-year-old Marine from New Jersey has died in Iraq in a non-hostile incident, military officials said Tuesday.

Lance Cpl. Curtis A. Christensen Jr. of Collingswood died Jan.

11 in Al Anbar province, according to a Department of Defense release. The incident is under investigation.

Christensen was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force in Camp Lejeune, N.C.