JACKSONVILLE, FL : investigating fatal accident at JaxPort on Thursday, 28th January 2021
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident at Jacksonville Port Authority.
JSO said a woman was working on the side of a pier near one of the cargo ships Thursday afternoon when she was hit by a vehicle. The woman was transported to a local hospital where she died, according to JSO.
The vehicle that hit the victim was a truck used to transport containers throughout the port. JSO described the vehicle as being similar in size to a semi-truck.
The woman was a JaxPort tenant and not an actual employee, JSO said. She was the only person injured during the incident.