Worker dies in accident on cargo crane at Port of Tacoma

Worker dies in accident on cargo crane at Port of Tacoma

Credit: Tacoma Fire Dept.

Worker dies in accident on cargo crane at Port of Tacoma

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on March 12, 2013 at 2:10 PM

Updated Tuesday, Mar 12 at 4:25 PM

The terminals at the Port of Tacoma are closed until Wednesday morning due to a fatality industrial accident.

Crews responded Tuesday to the accident at the PC Terminal in the Port of Tacoma.

The accident happened on a cargo crane, the Tacoma Fire Department said.

The employee of Pacific Crane Maintenance Co. was performing routine maintenance when something went wrong.

Officials with the Department of Labor and Industries were on the scene.

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