A 33-year-old Nelson man has died in an accident at Port Nelson.
Police were called to the scene just after 10am when the man fell from the deck where he was working through an open hold.
The man's colleagues and the ship's captain immediately went to his aid.
Police and colleagues performed CPR for about 40 minutes but the man died at the scene.
The man was working on the MJ Souza at Talley's Wharf.
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