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Sailor From San Diego Killed In USS Carter Fall


Seaman Darian Drouin

The Navy has identified the Sailor killed in a fall aboard the USS Carter Hall as 19-year-old Seaman Darian Drouin of San Diego.

As Home Post reported yesterday, Drouin suffered fatal injuries when fell into the ship’s well deck.

According to an Expeditionary Strike Group 2 news release:

“Following lifesaving efforts by the ship’s emergency medical team, the sailor was evacuated via Navy helicopter to Pitt Memorial Trauma Center in Greenville, N.C. where he was pronounced dead.”

The Military Times reports the USS Carter Hall is currently off the coast of North Carolina conducting training exercises as part of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group.

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