The crash that killed Lilleyfogle took place at 7:30 p.m. ET, South Carolina Highway Patrol spokesman Lance Cpl. Matt Southern told The Packet. There were three people in the car that affect Lilleyfogle; they only uninjured, he said.
The director of communication strategy and procedures at Parris Island, Capt. Bryan McDonnell told The Packet in a statement that Lilleyfogle joined the Marines in March 2017. She sufficed as a noncommissioned officer( NCO) who was in charge of the Headquarters and Service Battalion’s administrative section.
Lilleyfogle had been awarded the National Defense Service Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, according to McDonnell, and “was in the process of being awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for her numerous contributions to the depot, which will be awarded posthumously.”
“She was vital to daily operations, made a major impact during Hurricane Dorian as part of Task Force Albany, and was the caretaker of the terminal mascot, Opha May, ” McDonnell said.
Opha May is an English bulldog who was tapped as the first girl bird-dog to be the Parris Island depot’s mascot.
The crash is under investigation. No indicts ought to have registered as of yet.