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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted at 11:45 a.m., Thursday, August 30, 2001

Police Beat

Advertiser Staff

Marine killed at work identified

The sailor who died while doing maintenance at the base fuel pier on Tuesday has been identified as Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael B. Hudson, Marine authorities said.

The Oakland, Calif., native was assigned to Waterfront Operations, Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Hudson, 26, joined the Navy in July 1994.

He was doing routine maintenance and inspection on a floating fuel containment boom at the base fuel pier at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday.

Hudson was pronounced dead at 12:47 p.m. at the Castle Medical Center. He is survived by his wife and three children.

The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is investigating the incident.