Civilian Employee Critically Injured Aboard Navy Ship

The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711) prepares to moor at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, on Aug. 14, 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian G. Reynolds)
The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711) prepares to moor at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, on Aug. 14, 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian G. Reynolds)

NORFOLK, Va. -- Authorities say a civilian employee was critically injured aboard the USS San Francisco.

Norfolk Naval Shipyard spokeswoman Terri K. Davis says in a release that the woman was injured Tuesday morning, and is listed in critical condition at a local hospital.

The cause of the injury has not been released, and remains under investigation. Davis says the ship is in the process of being converted into a Moored Training Ship.

Davis says all relevant agencies have been notified, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. No further information has been released.

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