Man makes ‘wrong turn’ while working on Norwegian container ship and falls to death, police say

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man in his 20s was found dead on a Norwegian cargo container ship at the Jacksonville Port Authority Thursday afternoon, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Police said they responded to a death investigation around 4:30 p.m. after an employee found the man, who did not work for JaxPort.

His death appeared to be an accident in which the man took a wrong turn somewhere on the ship and fell, JSO said.

According to police, he fell several stories.

This investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information, call 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

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