Man dies after falling from ladder at Port of Houston, officials say

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A man died after falling from a ladder and down into a ship cargo hold at the Port of Houston, officials said.

It happened around 12 p.m. on Sunday.

The Houston Fire Department wrote in a tweet earlier that firefighters were performing an active rescue in a ship cargo hold.



The man was rushed to the hospital via Life Flight where he later died.

The incident remains under investigation.
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