Body of worker who fell into Port of Texas City recovered

A Galveston County dive team has found the body of a Marathon Petroleum Corp. worker who fell into the Port of Texas City Monday afternoon.

GALVESTON COUNTY, TEXAS - A Galveston County dive team has found the body of a Marathon Petroleum Corp. worker who fell into the Port of Texas City Monday afternoon.

Coast Guard boats were called out to look for the man who fell into the water just after noon. Officials with Texas City's Office of Emergency Management say the worker had on a harness and was working on a scaffold when part of the scaffold collapsed into the water.

The man has not yet been identified.

(© 2016 KHOU)


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