CT National Guard: Several military trainees suffer heat-related injuries during training drill

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EAST LYME, Conn. (WTNH) — Several people in military training suffered heat-related injuries during a training event at Stones Ranch Military Reservation Monday morning, according to the Connecticut National Guard.

The CT National Guard said half a dozen members training for officer candidate school were having issues with heat and suffering from dehydration symptoms during a ruck march training drill.

Everyone is responsive at this time. The six of them were transported to nearby hospitals as a precaution.

The National Guard reported that just before 3 p.m. one soldier was released from the hospital while the other five were still being monitored.

News 8 will update this story as more information comes in.

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