Man dies after 50-foot fall onto boat in Port of Los Angeles

A man fell to his death at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The fall was reported shortly before 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. According to LAFD's Nicholas Prange, the man fell from the superstructure, which is the port's infrastructure, approximately 50 feet onto the deck of a ship in the port. 

LAFD firefighters and paramedics worked to try to resuscitate the man, but he was declared dead on the ship deck. 

A man fell to his death at the Port of Los Angeles Wednesday.

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Information about what led to the fall was not immediately clear. The Coast Guard was notified and the investigation was turned over to the Port Police.