By the CNN Wire Staff
March 30, 2010 3:29 p.m. EDT
Seoul, South Korea (CNN) -- "An experienced diver and master sergeant in the South Korean navy died Tuesday while conducting rescue efforts for 46 seamen who were aboard a patrol ship when it sank, a military official said.
The 53-year-old chief master sergeant lost consciousness while underwater in the Yellow Sea, the official said. He was taken aboard a U.S. Navy ship, the USS Salvor, but could not be resuscitated."
Just keeping up with the story.