Longshore Worker Killed in Fall at Port of Oakland
Man Slips, Falls Into Water in Fatal Oakland Accident
Oakland, CA (March 31, 2020) – A longshore worker was killed in an accident at the Port of Oakland. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of March 31.
A freighter was being unloaded at a port near Berth 58. The longshore worker was securing a container on the ship when he slipped. He fell down and hit the dock and then landed in the water.
The Coast Guard and emergency crews arrived at the scene. Firefighters found the man’s body in the water. He died at the accident scene. The Coast Guard and Cal/OSHA are investigating the fatality.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.