Sailor Killed in Forklift Accident at Naval Station Norfolk

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Naval Station Norfolk (USN documents photo)

[Brief] A primary petty police officer from the destroyer USS Jason Dunham was struck and also eliminated by a forklift at Norfolk Naval Station on Friday early morning.

The case happened on the base’s Pier 14 at concerning 1100 hrsFriday Base emergency situation solutions employees replied to the scene and also transferred the target as Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and also he was obvious dead soon after.

After alerting his near relative, the UNITED STATE Navy recognized the target as Chief Petty Officer Adam M. Foti, a primary cooking professional aboard Dunham An NCIS examination right into the conditions of the crash is in progress.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Chief Petty Officer Adam M. Foti,” the Navy claimed in a quick declaration.