2 Sailors injured after crane falls on USS Gunston Hall

NORFOLK, Va. – Two Sailors were injured Thursday morning after a shipyard crane boom fell onto the USS Gunston Hall.

The Sailors were both treated for minor injuries. Lt. Cmdr. Courtney Hillson, a spokesperson for the U.S. Navy, said that initial assessments indicate minor damage to the ship.

The USS Gunston Hall is now in drydock at Colonna’s Shipyard conducting a maintenance availability.

There is no information on what caused the boom to fall.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 3 on-air and online for updates.

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