HICKORY, N.C. -- A Hickory Marine killed in a training accident will be laid to rest next week.

Lance Corporal Mason Vanderwork was one of seven Marines killed when a mortar exploded in its firing tube during training in Nevada last week.

His funeral will be held on April 1 at 2 p.m. at the Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory.

Family members will receive friends for two hours before the service.

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