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Copter collision kills 7 Marines near Yuma, Ariz.

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Seven Marines were killed in a collision of two helicopters near Yuma, Ariz., during night training exercises, the Marine Corps said Thursday.Lt. Maureen Dooley with Miramar Air Base in California said the service members with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing were based at Camp Pendleton north of San Diego. The crash around 8 p.m. Wednesday involved an AH-1W \Cobra\ and UH-1 \Huey\ helicopter, she said.The aircraft collided in a remote portion of the Yuma Training Range Complex.\We're still gathering a lot of details as the sun comes up