U.S. military personnel in Okinawa have been restricted to base and banned from drinking alcohol after a Marine was arrested in connection with a vehicle crash that killed a Japanese man.
Police on the southern Japanese island arrested 21-year-old Nicholas James-McLean late Sunday on suspicion of negligent driving resulting in injury or death and driving under the influence of alcohol, said Kazuhiko Miyagi of the Okinawa police.
He confirmed that a breath test indicated James-McLean had an alcohol level that was three times the legal limit. The Marine was slightly injured, Miyagi said.
Hidemasa Taira, 61, who was driving a small truck, died in the Sunday morning crash in...