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Worker Killed In Fall At Port Of Oakland

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The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Container ships docked at the Port of Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A worker was killed in an accident at the Port of Oakland Monday afternoon, Oakland police said.

Police were called to the 1100 block of Embarcadero West at 2:33 p.m. on reports of a possible death there, Officer J. Moore said.

The worker, who was involved in a fall, was pronounced dead at the scene and the coroner was called, Moore said.

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