CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A Japanese motorcyclist died Thursday in a collision with a vehicle driven by an on-duty sailor just outside Camp Foster, according to local police and the Marine Corps.

A 28-year-old petty officer third-class, whose name was not released, was driving a military van at the base’s Gate 3 on Highway 130 around 12:30 p.m. She attempted to turn right at the intersection when the van collided with a motorcycle driven by Isao Kiyan, 63, of Okinawa City, Japanese police said.

Kiyan was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead about one hour later.

The Marine Corps said Friday it is cooperating with Japanese prefectural police as they conduct an investigation.

Sign Up for Daily Headlines

Sign up to receive a daily email of today's top military news stories from Stars and Stripes and top news outlets from around the world.

Sign Up Now