Navy: Ohio Man Among Sailors Missing After Ship Collision

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CABLE, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio man engaged to be married next year is among those still missing after the U.S. Navy called off a search for sailors from a destroyer that collided with an oil tanker near Singapore.

Navy officials on Thursday identified the missing Ohio sailor as Electronics Technician 2nd Class Jacob Drake.

Twenty-one-year-old Drake is from Cable, a village about 50 miles west of Columbus. Drake’s sister has said the family was notified Monday he was missing.

Veronica Drake told the Springfield News-Sun this week that she last talked with her brother a few days earlier and he was coming home on leave in November.