Man falls off ship at Port of Houston, dies

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HOUSTON - A man died after an accident at the Port of Houston, the Harris County Medical Examiner's office confirmed.

Channelview volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services responded to the call at the port around 1 a.m. Thursday. The sheriff's office said a man fell off a ship.

He was taken by helicopter to Memorial Hermann Hospital, where he died.

Details about what happened have not been released.

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