Shipyard worker dies following accident

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A civilian employee temporarily assigned to Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard died Monday from injuries he suffered in a vehicle-related incident Dec. 12.

Andrew McPherson, 25, was on a temporary duty assignment at Pearl Harbor from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Maine, at the time of his death. McPherson suffered a serious head injury while in a work status as a result of a fall from a low-speed vehicle (electric cart).

He had been hospitalized at the Queen's Medical Center since the accident.

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