Worker dies after crane accident in Port Arthur

Published 7:44 pm Thursday, July 13, 2017

A man has died from injuries suffered after an accident with a crane-like piece of equipment in Port Arthur.

The accident happened around 4:15 p.m. Thursday at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Terminal Road near Motiva.

A spokesperson with the City of Port Arthur said the man was working on a right-of-way in the above-mentioned area when the incident occurred.

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He was transported to The Medical Center of Southeast Texas and died shortly after.

The incident is under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.