Witnesses say man found dead at Port Everglades struck by shipping container

Medical examiner to determine cause, manner of death
Port Everglades death investigation, Oct. 20, 2022
Posted at 10:12 AM, Oct 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-21 10:13:30-04

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. — A man is dead after witnesses said he was struck by a shipping container at Port Everglades.

Broward Sheriff's Office deputies were called to the port shortly after 8:30 p.m.

Rescuers arrived and pronounced the man dead at the scene.

The circumstances surrounding the man's death were not immediately known, but witnesses told deputies he had been struck by a shipping container.

It will be up to a medical examiner to determine the cause and manner of death.