The incident took place on Wednesday, May 15 at Fenix Marine Services at Pier 300.
According to sources, a top loader container caused the death of the one worker and injured the other one. The injured one was immediately taken to Harbour UCLA Medical Centre.
In light of the accident, Gene Seroka, Port of Los Angeles Executive Director commented
My heart goes out to the families of the victims of this tragic accident and to all the brothers and sisters of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.
For the time being, Los Angeles Port Police along with California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal-OSHA) and the U.S. Coast Guard have begun an investigation into the accident.
Thus, Fenix Marine Services container terminal is currently closed.