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Port of Houston: Man flown to hospital after falling 100 feet from ladder on cargo ship

Life Flight was called to the scene to take the man to a nearby hospital.

HOUSTON — A man was taken to the hospital by Life Flight Sunday after officials said he fell 100 feet from a ladder on a cargo ship docked at the Port of Houston.

The Houston Fire Department tweeted at about 12:55 p.m., firefighters were working to rescue the man from the ship.

Port of Houston officials confirmed that the man was taken to a nearby hospital by Life Flight after falling from a ladder and landing in the lower part of the vessel. 

There was no information provided on his condition. 

We are working to gather more details on the scene.

Check back for any updates.


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