Elyria Ohio Man One Of Seven Sailors Lost In Ship Collision

  • 6/19/2017 9:56:51 AM
  • Larry Stine
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Navy has released the names of seven sailors killed after a ship collision near Japan.

This is Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Leo Rehm Jr.

The 37-year-old was from Elyria, Ohio.

He and six others were reported missing on the USS Fitzgerald after a Japanese merchant vessel collided with the warship miles off the Japanese coast Saturday.

Their bodies were discovered in flooded compartments on the U.S. Navy destroyer after it was towed back to base in Japan.

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