Hawaii Sailor Dies in Kuwait

(KHNL) -- A Hawaii sailor, supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom, died in Kuwait Monday.

The Pentagon says 52-year-old Petty Officer 1st Class Victor W. Jeffries of Honolulu, Hawaii, died December 31 as a result of injuries suffered in a vehicular accident in Kuwait on December 24.

He was permanently assigned to the Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group, Kuwait.