VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. December 2 2019
Virginia Beach police and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service are investigating the death of a Naval security officer.
The suspect is in the hospital and a Master-at-Arms is dead after a civilian crashed into a base security vehicle at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story Saturday night.
According to a release by the Navy, at approximately 7:35 p.m., a civilian male entered the outbound lane at Gate 8 driving at a high rate of speed and crashed into the security vehicle, resulting in injuries to both the suspect and the Master-at-Arms.
Both the suspect and the Master-at-Arms were taken to Virginia Beach General Hospital. The Master-at-Arms died from injuries sustained during the crash.
The Sailor’s name is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.
The incident remains under investigation.