Officials ID Port Accident Victim

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Officials have identified the victim of a fatal accident at the Port of Anchorage last Friday as Charlie Tom “WD” James, Jr.

James was a longshoreman under contract with Sea Star Stevedoring, and became pinned in between military vehicles as they were unloaded. The incident is under investigated by the federal arm of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, based in California.

James was a veteran of both the Army as well as the Anchorage Fire Department, where he served for 34 years