An E-3 assigned to the destroyer Farragut died Saturday night after falling from the balcony of a Bahrain hotel room while on liberty during a port visit.

The sailor fell from the balcony in Manama at around 11 p.m. local time. and Early reports indicate he died of head trauma, according to a report obtained by Navy Times.

Bahrain authorities and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service responded and pronounced the sailor , whose name has not been released, dead at the scene. The sailor's name has not been released.

The death is under investigation by NCIS and Bahrain authorities, according to a Navy release.

The Mayport, Fla.-based Farragut is deployed with the Theodore Roosevelt carrier strike group in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

David B. Larter was the naval warfare reporter for Defense News.

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