Investigation underway after worker crushed at Port of Houston

HOUSTON – Authorities said they are investigating the death of a worker who was crushed Tuesday at the Port of Houston.

The incident was reported at 8:17 a.m. on a ship in the Houston Ship Channel.

Officials said it appears that the person was working in the hold of a ship called Grebe Bulker when something fell on the worker.

The identity of the worker was not immediately released.

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