A man has been confirmed dead in a crane accident at the Houston Ship Channel. The fatality occurred when the worker was hit by the crane, and dragged under it.
According to news reports, the accident occurred at the Barbours Cut Container Terminal. The man seems to have been working when he was caught under the crane which began to move. The victim's legs were severed. He was rushed to the Bayshore Medical Center in Pasadena, but died from his injuries. The man was a member of the International Longshoremen's Association union.