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USS Fitzgerald collision deaths ruled negligent homicide by Japanese coast guard

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While the US Navy has already taken administrative action regarding the collision of the USS Fitzgerald, one of the members of the ship's crew now faces possible criminal charges in Japan as the result of a Japanese Coast Guard investigation of the incident. Stars & Stripes reported today that Japanese Coast Guard officials have recommended negligent homicide charges against both the Fitzgerald's Officer of the Deck (OOD) and the second officer of the container ship the Fitzgerald struck—the ACX Crystal. https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/03/japan-may-seek-negligent-homicide-charges-in-uss-fitzgerald-collision-case/

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