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Longshoreman Crushed To Death By Fallen Container At Port Of Long Beach

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LONG BEACH (CBS) — A longshoreman was killed Thursday when he was pinned beneath a fallen container on a ship at the Port of Long Beach.

Around 7 p.m. the Long Beach Fire Department received a report of a person possibly trapped beneath a container on board a ship.

A crane operator reportedly dropped the container on his boss, 47-year-old  Steven Nicholas Saggiani,  by accident.

Harbor Patrol was at the scene and an investigation was underway.

 

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