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2 Navy divers drowned accidentally at Aberdeen Proving Ground: medical examiner

Posted: 2:21 PM, Apr 09, 2013
Updated: 2013-04-09 14:21:08-04

Two U.S. Navy sailors who died diving in the Super Pond at Aberdeen Proving Ground in February accidentally drowned, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said Monday.

Further details about how the men died will not be released for two to three months while the medical examiner’s office prepares its final report, said the office’s spokesman, Bruce Goldfarb.

The sailors were Diver 1st Class James Reyher, 28, of Caldwell, Ohio, and Diver 2nd Class Ryan Harris, 23, of Gladstone, Mo. They were based at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story in Virginia Beach, Va.

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