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Longshore worker Mark Passaro, 45, dies in Port of Los Angeles accident

Sincere condolences to Brother Passaro’s family, friends, and union brothers and sisters at Local 13

From the Daily Breeze:

A truck driver at the Port of Los Angeles died Monday afternoon when his vehicle plunged into the harbor and he apparently became trapped inside, officials said.

The victim was identified as Mark Passaro, 45, of Redondo Beach, said coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter.

The accident occurred at around 3 p.m. at the Evergreen Container Terminal, Sanfield said. He said the truck was attached to a chassis when it entered the water but it was not carrying a container. Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said the chassis and cab were found separately in the water.

Sanfield said port police were working Monday afternoon to try to determine the cause of the accident.

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