Dockworker Killed In Accident

Top Loader

Published Aug 13, 2015 8:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

A Port of Elizabeth dockworker was struck and killed by a dock loader August 7. Judy Jones, 49, was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency response personnel. According to reports, Jones’ leg was severed in the incident and she bled to death.

Authorities say the top loader’s operator had been drinking before the accident and criminal charges will be filed.

Jones worked at the Port Elizabeth for 18 years. Port Elizabeth is a major component of the Port of New York and New Jersey and is APM Terminals’ largest terminal on the east coast of North America.