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A 20-year-old U.S. sailor died early Friday in a traffic accident on Guam, the Pacific Daily News reported.

Navy officials and Guam police officials could not be reached for comment by deadline on Friday.

The Daily News quoted police as saying the sailor lost control of his car on Marine Corps Drive near Polaris Point in Piti, near Apra Harbor.

Police said the man, who was not identified, was stationed on the submarine USS City of Corpus Christi.

The paper reported the incident was the island’s first traffic casualty this year.


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