Poughkeepsie resident among 9 sailors missing from USS John McCain

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A Hudson Valley resident is one of the nine sailors missing after the USS John McCain crashed into another vessel.

Corey George Ingram, of Poughkeepsie, was an information systems technician for the Navy.         

The Navy announced that it suspended search and rescue efforts for the missing sailors.

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney called the news heartbreaking. 

"Petty Officer Ingram is an American hero and this tragedy is a reminder of the risks that our service members take every day to keep our country safe," he said. 

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