Port Worker Dies After Being Crushed by Container

Port of Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- A longshoreman died after being pinned under a fallen container on a ship at the Port of Long Beach.

The accident happened Thursday evening around 7 pm. The Long Beach Fire Department received a report of a person possibly trapped beneath a container on board a ship.

The container reportedly fell on the victim. Harbor Patrol was at the scene and an investigation was underway.

The victim's identity was not available.

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