[UPDATE: The worker has been identified as 51-year-old Mark Arnett of Oakland, a member of the International Association of Machinists. Our condolences go out to Brother Arnett's colleagues, friends and family.]
A man died at the Port of Oakland after being crushed by a crane Wednesday morning, a California Division of Occupational Safety and Health spokesman said.
The crane crushed the man at about 9:30 a.m. at Berth 37 of the port, Cal-OSHA spokesman Peter Melton said.
The man, who has not been identified, suffered a crushed chest and head injuries, Melton said. The worker was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, he said.