2010-12-09 / Local & State

Croatian Man Killed In Ship Fall In Pa.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) –Police say a man is dead after falling into the hull of a ship at a Philadelphia pier.

A police spokeswoman says 46-year-old Croatian man was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead Sunday night.

Rescuers tell WPVI-TV they used a crane and basket to remove the man.

A phone message left for the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority was not immediately returned Monday morning.

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