A U.S. Navy sailor who died during a training exercise in the Mideast on Sunday graduated from Virginia Tech in 2017.
Ensign Sarah Mitchell, 23, of Feasterville, Pennsylvania, died from injuries she suffered during small-boat training, according to the U.S. Navy.
Mitchell was medically evacuated to a hospital in Aqaba, Jordan, and was pronounced dead at 12:45 p.m. local time.
The Navy reports that no other sailors were injured during the exercise and the investigation is ongoing.
Mitchell was assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham.