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    BHR Sailors Dies in Vehicle Crash

    BHR Sailors Dies in Vehicle Crash

    Courtesy Photo | 190605-N-N0101-003 SAN DIEGO (June 5, 2019) Undated file photo of Aviation...... read more read more

    SAN DIEGO, CA, UNITED STATES

    06.05.2019

    Story by Chief Petty Officer Gabrielle Hartford 

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6)

    SAN DIEGO – A Sailor assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) died during a motor vehicle crash near Interstate 8 in San Diego, June 2.

    Aviation Electrician’s Mate First Class Monterro J. Friend, 34, of Memphis, Tenn., died from injuries sustained in the singular vehicle accident.

    The U.S. Navy is working with local police on the investigation.

    Capt. Rich LeBron, Bonhomme Richard’s commanding officer said, “the loss of AE1 Friend has impacted us all. We all mourn for our shipmate. Our primary concern now is to provide support for the family, friends and shipmates as they grieve the loss of AE1 Friend.”

    Bonhomme Richard is in its homeport of San Diego.

    For more information about Bonhomme Richard, visit our Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/ussbhr and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/LHD6BHR

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    Date Taken: 06.05.2019
    Date Posted: 06.06.2019 15:49
    Story ID: 325671
    Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, US 
    Hometown: MEMPHIS, TN, US

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    BHR Sailors Dies in Vehicle Crash