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Georgia longshoreman in serious condition after 40-foot-fall

A longshoreman at the Georgia Ports Authority’s Ocean Terminal was listed in serious condition Thursday at Memorial University Medical Center after falling more than 40 feet into the cargo hold of a ship Wednesday night.

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the fall.

Rescuers with Savannah Fire were called to the scene […]