Valley Sailor Dies in Destroyer Collision

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WESLACO - U.S. confirms a Weslaco native died aboard the U.S.S. Fitzgerald. 

The destroyer was hit off the coast of Japan Friday by a 30,000 ton container ship. 

Six other U.S. sailors died in the collision

The bodies of the sailors were recovered Sunday. 

Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez, 26, from Weslaco was among those killed.

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