A Navy chief petty officer was killed at Norfolk Naval Station in Virginia on Friday morning when he was struck by a forklift, according to reports.

The incident happened around 11 a.m. ET aboard the USS Jason Dunham at Pier 14 of the naval station, WAVY-TV of Portsmouth, Va., reported.

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The officer was declared dead soon after arrival at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, the station reported.

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The victim’s identity was withheld pending notification of family members, WRIC-TV of Richmond reported.

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