(MOBILE, Ala.) Mobile Police and Mobile Fire-Rescue are on the scene of a fatal industrial accident at the APM Facility at the Choctaw Point Container Terminal in Mobile.
The worker has been identified as Jeffery Lamar Hudson, 49. Fire officials say they got the call around 10:15 a.m. A large generator fell on Hudson and he was pinned underneath it. When the ambulance arrived, he was already dead.
APM Terminals sent this statement on the accident this afternoon. It reads in part, "It is with extreme sadness that APM Terminals Mobile can confirm the fatality of a longshoreman during operations this morning. The longshoreman, a mechanic, was performing maintenance on a GENSET at the time of the accident. There is an ongoing investigation and we are cooperating fully with all relevant authorities. In meantime our thoughts and prayers are with the deceased and his family."
OSHA is investigating the accident.