Sailor from Texas who fell overboard in Va. ID'ed

July 9, 2013 3:23:54 AM PDT
The Navy has identified a sailor from Texas who died after he fell overboard at Naval Station Norfolk.

The Navy says 21-year-old Submarine Seaman Rolando Acosta of Plainview, Texas, fell from the USS Boise while standing duty on Saturday. The submarine was moored at a pier at the base.

An investigation of the accident is continuing.

The Navy tells media outlets that Acosta was a sonar technician. He enlisted in the Navy in 2012 and the Boise was his first assignment.

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