Published: Sunday, June 18, 2017 @ 7:53 PM
By: Breaking News Staff
An Ohioan was among the seven casualties found in flooded berthing compartments of the USS Fitzgerald following the collision with a Japanese merchant vessel.
The U.S. Navy Sunday identified the sailors killed as:
The sailors’ remains were found when divers gained access to the compartments on Sunday that were damaged when the destroyer and Phillippine-flagged merchant vessel ACX Crystal collided, the U.S. Navy stated in a release issued Sunday evening.
The incident remains under investigation.